[mez-uh-fil, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz ə fɪl, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/
the parenchyma, usually containing chlorophyll, that forms the interior parts of a leaf.
the soft chlorophyll-containing tissue of a leaf between the upper and lower layers of epidermis: involved in photosynthesis
The tissues of a leaf that are located in between the layers of epidermis and carry on photosynthesis, consisting of the palisade layer and the spongy parenchyma. Most mesophyll cells contain chloroplasts.
[mez-uh-plangk-tuh n, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˌmɛz əˈplæŋk tən, ˌmɛs-, ˌmi zə-, -sə-/ noun 1. that live at middle depths. 2. planktonic organisms between 0.04 and 0.4 inches (1 mm and 1 cm) in length.
[mez-uh-fahyt, mes-, mee-zuh-, -suh-] /ˈmɛz əˌfaɪt, ˈmɛs-, ˈmi zə-, -sə-/ noun 1. a plant growing under conditions of well-balanced moisture supply. /ˈmɛsəʊˌfaɪt/ noun 1. any plant that grows in surroundings receiving an average supply of water mesophyte (měz’ə-fīt’) A plant that grows in an environment having a moderate supply of water. Mesophytes tend to have […]
[mes-uh-puh-tey-mee-uh] /ˌmɛs ə pəˈteɪ mi ə/ noun 1. an ancient region in W Asia between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers: now part of Iraq. /ˌmɛsəpəˈteɪmɪə/ noun 1. a region of SW Asia between the lower and middle reaches of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers: site of several ancient civilizations ancient name for the land that […]
mesoporphyrin mes·o·por·phy·rin (měz’ō-pôr’fə-rĭn, měs’-) n. Any of various porphyrin compounds produced from a protoporphyrin by the addition of a hydrogen to the double bond of each of the vinyl groups.