nemathecium

noun
nem·​a·​the·​ci·​um | \ˌneməˈthēs(h)ēəm\
plural nemathecia\-​)ēə \

Definition of nemathecium 

: a wartlike prominence on the thallus of a red alga containing tetraspores, antheridia, or cystocarps

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History and Etymology for nemathecium

New Latin, from nem- + -thecium

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