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basidium

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noun, ba·sid·i·um \bə-ˈsi-dē-əm\

Definition of basidium

plural -ia \-dē-ə\

  1. :  a structure on a basidiomycete in which karyogamy occurs followed by meiosis to form usually four basidiospores



Origin of basidium

New Latin, from Latin basis


First Known Use: 1859


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basidium

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noun ba·sid·i·um \bə-ˈsid-ē-əm\

Medical Definition of basidium

plural basidia \-ē-ə\play

  1. :  a structure on a basidiomycete in which karyogamy occurs followed by meiosis to form usually four basidiospores




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