Endothia

noun En·doth·ia \ enˈdäthēə , -dōth- \

Definition of Endothia

:a genus of ascomycetous fungi (family Melogrammataceae) having ellipsoid 2-celled ascospores and including the fungus (E. parasitica) that causes chestnut blight

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Origin and Etymology of endothia

New Latin, from Greek endothen within, from within (from endon within) + New Latin -ia; from the immersed perithecia


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