[pik-nid-ee-uh m] /pɪkˈnɪd i əm/
noun, plural pycnidia
[pik-nid-ee-uh] /pɪkˈnɪd i ə/ (Show IPA). Mycology.
(in certain ascomycetes and fungi imperfecti) a globose or flask-shaped fruiting body bearing conidia on conidiophores.
noun (pl) -ia (-ɪə)
a small flask-shaped structure containing spores that occurs in ascomycetes and certain other fungi
[pik-nee-uh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈpɪk ni əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/ noun, Mycology. 1. the spore produced in a 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.
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-.
[pik-nom-i-ter] /pɪkˈnɒm ɪ tər/ noun 1. a container used for determining the density of a liquid or powder, having a specific volume and often provided with a thermometer to indicate the temperature of the contained substance. /pɪkˈnɒmɪtə/ noun 1. a small glass bottle of known volume for determining the relative density of liquids and solids […]