noun Loph·o·dermium

Definition of Lophodermium

  1. :  a genus of ascomycetous fungi (order Phacidiales) having filiform one-celled ascospores in perithecia which are finally erumpent

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Origin and Etymology of lophodermium

New Latin, from loph- + -dermium (from Greek derma skin) — more at derm-

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