pycnidium

noun pyc·nid·i·um \ pik-ˈni-dē-əm \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of pycnidium

plural -ia play \pik-ˈni-dē-ə\
: a flask-shaped fruiting body bearing conidiophores and conidia on the interior and occurring in various imperfect fungi and ascomycetes

pycnidial

play \pik-ˈni-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of pycnidium

New Latin, from Greek pyknos dense


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