ascogonium

noun
as·​co·​go·​ni·​um | \ˌas-kə-ˈgō-nē-əm \
plural ascogonia\-​nē-​ə \

Definition of ascogonium 

: the female sex organ in ascomycetous fungi

First Known Use of ascogonium

1875, in the meaning defined above

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ascogonium

noun
as·​co·​go·​ni·​um | \ˌas-kə-ˈgō-nē-əm \
plural ascogonia\-​nē-​ə \

Medical Definition of ascogonium 

: the fertile basal often one-celled portion of an archicarp broadly : archicarp

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