Parenchyma

Parenchyma - a set of cellular elements of the body implementing its specific function.
Unlike stroma, which is formed from the connective tissue, parenchyma may be represented by different types of fabrics: blood-forming tissue (for example, spleen), epithelium (cancer), nerve cells (nerve nodes), and other

The parenchyma (parenchyma; from the Greek. parenchyma - filling mass) - a set of cellular elements of the body implementing its specific function. Parenchyma body is in a close relationship with its connective tissue structure, the stroma (see) or interstitial tissue and form one whole. The concept P. no gistogematicheskie values; it combines elements of different in structure and origin, for example entodermal epithelium liver, mesoderm kidney epithelium and reticular fabric of the spleen. At the same time, for example in the spleen, stroma and on can be represented by a single fabric. Rich parenchyma organs (liver, pancreas and the sex glands, spleen, etc) is often called the lung. In pathology under P. tumor mean specific blastomata fabric.