pollinodium

noun

pol·​li·​no·​di·​um
ˌpäləˈnōdēəm
plural pollinodia
-ēə
: a hyphal branch that functions as an antheridium especially in fungi of the class Phycomycetes

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from pollin- + -odium (irregular from Latin -oïdes -oid)

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“Pollinodium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pollinodium. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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