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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“Podetium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/podetium. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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