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inspers (adjective) – interspersed with or obscured by granules or oil droplets; applied to plectenchyma, as seen in section under a compound microscope, i. e., the plectenchyma appear as if granules or oil droplets were sprinkled in between the hyphae. The two terms interspersed and inspers are often used interchangeable. Inspers is a term that applies to the way the plectenchyma looks, e. g., the hymenium can be inspers, it can be pigmented, it can be hyaline, it can be opaque, etc. Interspersed is a term referring to the reason, why this a plectenchyma looks inspers, i. e., the oil droplets are interspersed in between the hyphae of the hymenium. Related terms: interspersed.

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