meristogenous

adjective
meri·​stog·​e·​nous | \ ¦merə¦stäjənəs \

Definition of meristogenous

: arising from a single hyphal cell or a group of adjacent hyphal cells by repeated cross and longitudinal divisions (as in the development of certain pycnidia) — compare symphogenous

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History and Etymology for meristogenous

Greek meristos divided, divisible + English -genous

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“Meristogenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meristogenous. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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