Term Information

Accession
PO:0005702
Name
aerenchyma
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
aerénquima (Spanish, exact), 通気組織 (Japanese, exact), portion of aerenchyma tissue (related)
Alternate IDs
None
Definition
A portion of parenchyma tissue containing particularly large intercellular spaces of schizogenous or lysigenous origin. Source: Gramene:Pankaj_Jaiswal, ISBN:0080374913
Comment
As applied to an intercellular space, originating by one or a combination of two processes, separation and degradation of cell walls.
Subset
TraitNet
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Parents of aerenchyma (PO:0005702)
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aerenchyma [is_a relation] is_a  parenchyma (PO:0005421)
Children of aerenchyma (PO:0005702)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
root aerenchyma (PO:0006213) [is_a relation] is_a  aerenchyma
stem aerenchyma (PO:0006214) [is_a relation] is_a  aerenchyma
leaf aerenchyma (PO:0006215) [is_a relation] is_a  aerenchyma
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