fruiting body

noun

Definition of fruiting body 

: a plant organ specialized for producing spores especially : sporophore

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1918, in the meaning defined above

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fruiting body

noun
fruit·​ing body | \ˈfrüt-iŋ- \

Medical Definition of fruiting body 

: a plant organ specialized for producing spores especially : sporophore

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