plural -s
: sterigma
especially : one that is flask-shaped or constricted just below the apex and in some forms is the end cell of the phialophore

Word History


French, from Greek phialidion, diminutive of phialē bowl

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“Phialide.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Sep. 2023.

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