Ce*nen"chym (?), Ce*nen"chy*ma (?) n. [NL. coenenchyma, fr. Gr. common + something poured in. Formed like parenchyma.] Zool.

The common tissue which unites the polyps or zooids of a compound anthozoan or coral. It may be soft or more or less ossified. See Coral.

 

© Webster 1913.

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