penicillus

noun
pen·​i·​cil·​lus | \ ˌpen-ə-ˈsil-əs How to pronounce penicillus (audio) \
plural penicilli\ -​ˌī How to pronounce penicillus (audio) \

Medical Definition of penicillus

1 : one of the small straight arteries of the red pulp of the spleen
2 : the branching penicillate conidiophore in fungi of various genera (as Penicillium)

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“Penicillus.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/penicillus. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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