hymenium

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noun hy·me·ni·um \hī-ˈmē-nē-əm\

Definition of hymenium

plural

hymenia

play \hī-ˈmē-nē-ə\ or

hymeniums

  1. :  a spore-bearing layer in fungi

Origin and Etymology of hymenium

New Latin, from Greek hymēn


First Known Use: 1830


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