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- noun A flask-shaped structure containing conidia, found in certain fungi,.
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- noun In botany, a receptacle in ascomycetous fungi, resembling a perithecium, in which stylospores or pycnospores are produced: same as
clinosporangium. See stylospore. Also pycnid, pycnide.
- noun [capitalized] [NL.] In entomology, a genus of coleopterous insects of the family Tenebrionidæ. Also called
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- noun (Bot.) In certain fungi, a flask-shaped cavity from the surface of the inner walls of which spores are produced.
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- noun In certain
fungi, a flask-shaped cavityfrom the surface of the inner walls of which sporesare produced.
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- noun flask-shaped asexual structure containing conidia
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[New Latin : Greek puknos, thick + Latin -idium, diminutive suff. (from Greek -idion).]
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New Latin, from Ancient Greek.
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