dikaryophyte

noun
di·​kary·​ophyte
variants: or less commonly dicaryophyte \ dīˈkarēəˌfīt \
plural -s

Definition of dikaryophyte

: the dikaryotic mycelium as a whole in fungi (as the rusts) used especially to distinguish such a mycelium from that having a single diploid nucleus in each cell

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Other Words from dikaryophyte

dicaryophytic \ (ˌ)dī¦karēə¦fitik \ adjective

History and Etymology for dikaryophyte

di- + kary- + -phyte

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“Dikaryophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dikaryophyte. Accessed 22 Sep. 2021.

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