ascocarp


as·co·carp

noun \ˈas-kə-ˌkärp\

Definition of ASCOCARP

:  the mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus; broadly :  such a body with its enclosed asci, spores, and paraphyses
as·co·car·pic \ˌas-kə-ˈkär-pik\ adjective

First Known Use of ASCOCARP

circa 1887

as·co·carp

noun \ˈas-kə-ˌkärp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ASCOCARP

: the mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus; broadly : such a body with its enclosed asci, spores, and paraphyses
as·co·carp·ic \ˌas-kə-ˈkär-pik\ adjective

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