Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Producing male and female gametangia in different structures or plants, as in some algae and fungi.

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  • adj. Producing male and female reproductive structures in different plants.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having the zygospores formed only as the result of the conjugation of hyphæ from two different strains: said of zygospore-forming plants.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

hetero- + Greek thallos, young shoot; see thallo- + -ic.

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hetero- +‎ thallic

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