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Meaning of ACERVULUS

Pronunciation:  u'survyulus

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  small asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi
 

ACERVULUS is a 9 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: fruiting body

 

 

Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: A flat, often round mass of hyphae which carry spore-bearing parts called conidophores; acervuli are found in fungi belonging to the order Melanconiales.
 

 

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