paraphysoid

noun
pa·​raph·​y·​soid | \ pəˈrafəˌsȯid \
plural -s

Definition of paraphysoid

: one of the hyphal threads that are between the asci of various fungi and that resemble paraphyses but lack free ends

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History and Etymology for paraphysoid

New Latin paraphysis + English -oid

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“Paraphysoid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paraphysoid. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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