Microthyriaceae

plural noun Mi·cro·thy·ri·a·ce·ae \ˌmīkrəˌthīrēˈāsēˌē\

Definition of Microthyriaceae

  1. :  a family of ascomycetous fungi (order Microthyriales) with shield-shaped or radiate perithecia

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Origin and Etymology of microthyriaceae

New Latin, from Microthyrium, type genus (from micr- + Greek thyrion, diminutive of thyra door) + -aceae


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