pycnidium

noun
pyc·​nid·​i·​um | \ pik-ˈni-dē-əm \
plural pycnidia\ pik-​ˈni-​dē-​ə \

Definition of pycnidium

: a flask-shaped fruiting body bearing conidiophores and conidia on the interior and occurring in various imperfect fungi and ascomycetes

Other Words from pycnidium

pycnidial \ pik-​ˈni-​dē-​əl \ adjective

First Known Use of pycnidium

1857, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pycnidium

New Latin, from Greek pyknos dense

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