eucarpic

adjective eu·car·pic \(ˈ)yü¦kärpik\

Definition of eucarpic

  1. 1 :  having only part of the thallus transformed into a fruiting body or sporangium eucarpic algae eucarpic fungi

  2. 2 :  gaining nourishment by means of haustoria or rhizoids — compare holocarpic

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Origin and Etymology of eucarpic

eu- + -carpic


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