phialide

noun phi·a·lide \ ˈfīəˌlīd \

Definition of phialide

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

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Origin and Etymology of phialide

French, from Greek phialidion, diminutive of phialē bowl


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