[nem-uh-thee-shee-uh m, -see-uh m] /ˌnɛm əˈθi ʃi əm, -si əm/

noun, plural nemathecia
[nem-uh-thee-shee-uh, -see-uh] /ˌnɛm əˈθi ʃi ə, -si ə/ (Show IPA)
a wartlike protuberance on the thallus of certain red algae, containing tetraspores, antheridia, or cystocarps.


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