: having only part of the thallus transformed into a fruiting body or sporangium
eucarpic algae
eucarpic fungi
: gaining nourishment by means of haustoria or rhizoids compare holocarpic

Word History


eu- + -carpic

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“Eucarpic.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2023.

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