zeugite

noun
zeug·​ite | \ ˈzüˌgīt \
plural -s

Definition of zeugite

: a structure (as a basidium or promycelium) within which the dikaryotic phase of a fungus ends and nuclear fusion occurs

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History and Etymology for zeugite

International Scientific Vocabulary zeug- (from Greek zeugnynai to yoke, join) + -ite

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“Zeugite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zeugite. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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