probasidium

noun
pro·​basidium | \ ¦prō+ \

Definition of probasidium

: a cell in which two haploid nuclei fuse to form a diploid nucleus from which the basidium arises in some basidiomycetes

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History and Etymology for probasidium

New Latin, from pro- entry 1 + basidium

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“Probasidium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/probasidium. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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