noun Phy·scia \ˈfish(ē)ə, -isēə\

Definition of Physcia

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Physciaceae) of usually foliaceous grayish ascolichens with brown 2-celled ascospores and a distinct cortical tissue of short closely united and interwoven filaments


\-ēˌȯid\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of physcia

New Latin, from Greek physkē large intestine, sausage + New Latin -ia; akin to Greek physa bellows

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