indusium

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in·du·si·um

noun \in-ˈdü-zē-əm, -ˈdyü-, -zhē-\
plural -sia \-zē-ə, -zhē-\

Definition of INDUSIUM

:  an investing outgrowth or membrane; especially :  an outgrowth of a fern frond that covers the sori

Origin of INDUSIUM

New Latin, from Latin, tunic
First Known Use: 1807

in·du·si·um

noun \in-ˈd(y)ü-z(h)ē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -sia \-z(h)ē-ə\

Medical Definition of INDUSIUM

: a membrane serving as a covering; especially : indusium griseum

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