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

Other words from ascocarp

ascocarpic \ˌas-kə-ˈkär-pik \ adjective

First Known Use of ascocarp

1882, in the meaning defined above

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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

Other words from ascocarp

ascocarpic \ˌas-kə-ˈkär-pik \ adjective

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