A"ër*en`chym (?), A`ër*en"chy*ma (?) , n. [NL. aërenchyma. See Aëro-; Enchyma.] (Bot.)
A secondary respiratory tissue or modified periderm, found in many aquatic plants and distinguished by the large intercellular spaces.
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