clamp connection

noun
variants: or clamp cell or less commonly clamp

Definition of clamp connection

: a bulgelike hyphal outgrowth in many basidiomycetous fungi that is formed at cell division over the cross wall between the two daughter cells and provides a connection through which one of the involved nuclei may pass in order to maintain the binucleate state of the resulting cells

called also buckle

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“Clamp connection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clamp%20connection. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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