protobasidium

noun pro·to·basidium \"+\

Definition of protobasidium

plural

protobasidia

  1. :  a basidium (as a promycelium) that is divided into four cells each of which gives rise to a single basidiospore and that is characteristic of the subclass Heterobasidiomycetes

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Origin and Etymology of protobasidium

New Latin, from prot- + basidium


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