ascocarp

noun as·co·carp \ ˈas-kə-ˌkärp \

Definition of ascocarp

: the mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus; broadly : such a body with its enclosed asci, spores, and paraphyses

ascocarpic

play \ˌas-kə-ˈkär-pik\ adjective

First Known Use of ascocarp

1882

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ascocarp

noun as·co·carp \ ˈas-kə-ˌkärp \

medical Definition of ascocarp

: the mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus; broadly : such a body with its enclosed asci, spores, and paraphyses

ascocarpic

play \ˌas-kə-ˈkär-pik\ adjective

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