plural stichidia
: a special branch of the thallus of a red alga bearing tetraspores and often fusiform

Word History


New Latin, from Greek stichidion small row, small line, diminutive of stichos row, line

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“Stichidium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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