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hymenium

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noun, hy·me·ni·um \hī-ˈmē-nē-əm\

Definition of hymenium

plural -nia \-nē-ə\ or hymeniums

  1. :  a spore-bearing layer in fungi



Origin of hymenium

New Latin, from Greek hymēn


First Known Use: 1830

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