noun cap·il·li·ti·um \ˌkapəˈlishēəm\

Definition of capillitium



  1. :  an assemblage or network of simple or branched noncellular strands formed of waste materials cast off in elongate vacuoles during cleavage of the spores in the sporangium of many slime molds and within the fruiting body of certain gasteromycetes

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Origin and Etymology of capillitium

New Latin, from Latin, hair (collectively), from capillus

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a trip made at another's expense

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