ascogonium

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noun as·co·go·ni·um \ˌas-kə-ˈgō-nē-əm\

Definition of ascogonium

plural

ascogonia

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  1. :  the female sex organ in ascomycetous fungi

Origin and Etymology of ascogonium

New Latin


First Known Use: 1875


Medical Dictionary

ascogonium

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noun as·co·go·ni·um \ˌas-kə-ˈgō-nē-əm\

Medical Definition of ascogonium

plural

ascogonia

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


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