Parenchyma in Plants: Definition & Function


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Parenchyma cells have _____ cell walls.

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1. Parenchyma cells may be found in _____

2. The central vacuoles in parenchyma cells can be used for _____

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet assess your understanding of the location and function of parenchyma cells in plants.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test your understanding of the parenchyma cells, including:

  • Their structure
  • Their location in plants
  • The various functions of parenchyma cells
  • The organelle responsible for photosynthesis

Skills Practiced

This assessment will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on the parenchyma
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the uses of central vacuoles in parenchyma
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the functions of parenchyma

Additional Learning

Learn more about the important functions of the parenchyma in the corresponding interactive lesson named Parenchyma in Plants: Definition & Function, This lesson covers these topics:

  • Definition of parenchyma
  • The meaning of parenchyma forms
  • The importance of photosynthesis