ascogonium


as·co·go·ni·um

noun \ˌas-kə-ˈgō-nē-əm\
plural as·co·go·nia\-nē-ə\

Definition of ASCOGONIUM

:  the female sex organ in ascomycetous fungi

Origin of ASCOGONIUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1875

as·co·go·ni·um

noun \ˌas-kə-ˈgō-nē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural as·co·go·nia \-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of ASCOGONIUM

: the fertile basal often one-celled portion of an archicarp; broadly : archicarp

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