Sphaceloma

noun
Sphac·​e·​lo·​ma | \ ˌsfasəˈlōmə \

Definition of Sphaceloma

: a form genus of imperfect fungi that is sometimes included in Gloeosporium but is usually considered as distinct because of the firm acervulus suggestive of a cushion

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History and Etymology for Sphaceloma

New Latin, from sphacelus + -oma

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“Sphaceloma.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sphaceloma. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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