noun hy·pho·po·di·um

Definition of hyphopodium



  1. :  a short 1-celled or 2-celled often lobed outgrowth from the mycelium of various ectoparasitic fungi that serves to attach the fungus to the host (as in the sooty molds)

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Origin and Etymology of hyphopodium

New Latin, from hypho- + -podium

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a brief usually trivial fact

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