noun po·de·tium \pōˈdēsh(ē)əm\

Definition of podetium



  1. 1 :  a stalk on which the ascocarp is borne in various lichens (as of the genus Cladonia)

  2. 2 :  an organ or body resembling a stalk (as the seta of a moss)

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Origin and Etymology of podetium

New Latin, from pod- + -etium (origin unknown)

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