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indusium

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noun in·du·si·um \in-ˈdü-zē-əm, -ˈdyü-, -zhē-\

Definition of indusium

plural -sia \-zē-ə, -zhē-\

  1. :  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


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indusium

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noun in·du·si·um \in-ˈd(y)ü-z(h)ē-əm\

Medical Definition of indusium

plural -sia \-z(h)ē-ə\play play

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




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