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Pycnidia



[pik-nid-ee-uh m] /pɪkˈnɪd i əm/

noun, plural pycnidia
[pik-nid-ee-uh] /pɪkˈnɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology.
1.
(in certain ascomycetes and fungi imperfecti) a globose or flask-shaped fruiting body bearing conidia on conidiophores.
/pɪkˈnɪdɪəm/
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
1.
a small flask-shaped structure containing spores that occurs in ascomycetes and certain other fungi

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  • Pycnidium

    [pik-nid-ee-uh m] /pɪkˈnɪd i əm/ noun, plural pycnidia [pik-nid-ee-uh] /pɪkˈnɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology. 1. (in certain ascomycetes and fungi imperfecti) a globose or flask-shaped fruiting body bearing conidia on conidiophores. /pɪkˈnɪdɪəm/ noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə) 1. a small flask-shaped structure containing spores that occurs in ascomycetes and certain other fungi

  • Pycniospore

    [pik-nee-uh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈpɪk ni əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/ noun, Mycology. 1. the spore produced in a pycnium.



  • Pycnium

    [pik-nee-uh m] /ˈpɪk ni əm/ noun, plural pycnia [pik-nee-uh] /ˈpɪk ni ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology. 1. a flask-shaped or conical sporangium of a rust fungus, which develops below the epidermis of the host and bears pycniospores.

  • Pycno-

    1. a combining form meaning “dense,” “close,” “thick,” used in the formation of compound words: pycnometer. combining form 1. indicating thickness or density: pycnometer before vowels pycn-, word-forming element meaning “close, thick, dense,” from comb. form of Greek pyknos “thick, dense.” Sometimes via German as pykno-.



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