merosporangium


merosporangium
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Etymology: New Latin, from mer- (III) + sporangium
: one of the cylindrical outgrowths developing from the swollen sporangium tip in various fungi of the order Mucorales and having contents that divide to form a series of sporangiospores like a chain and simulate conidia upon breakdown of the sporangium wall

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • merosporangium — A cylindrical small sporangium containing few spores and found in certain Zygomycetes. [G. meros, part, + sporangium] * * * mero·spo·ran·gi·um (mer″o spə ranґje əm) a small sporangium, usually cylindrical, containing a few spores… …   Medical dictionary

  • merosporangium — mer·o·spo·ran·gi·um …   English syllables

  • merospore — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌspō(ə)r noun Etymology: mer (III) + spore : a sporangiospore formed from a merosporangium …   Useful english dictionary

  • mer- — I. combining form Etymology: Middle English, from mere sea, lake, pond, from Old English more at marine : sea mermaid …   Useful english dictionary


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