podetium

noun
po·de·tium | \pōˈdēsh(ē)əm\
plural podetia\-)ə \

Definition of podetium 

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

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

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History and Etymology for podetium

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

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