hymenophore

noun
hy·meno·phore | \hīmenəˌfō(ə) r, ˈhīmənōˌ-\
variants: or less commonly hymenophorum \ˌhīməˈnäfərəm \
plural hymenophores\-ˌfō(ə)rz \ also hymenophora\-äf(ə)rə \

Definition of hymenophore 

1 : the hymenium-bearing portion of the sporophore in fungi

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History and Etymology for hymenophore

New Latin hymenophorum, from hymeno- (irregular from hymenium) + -phorum

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