ascocarpous ascocarpous adj. of or pertaining to an ascocarp. [WordNet 1.5] ||

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  • ascocarpous — adj. (Botany) pertaining to an ascocarp (fruiting body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ascocarpous — as·co·carpous …   English syllables

  • ascocarpous — adjective of or relating to ascocarps • Pertains to noun: ↑ascocarp • Derivationally related forms: ↑ascocarp • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * adjective see …   Useful english dictionary

  • ascocarp — ascocarpous, adj. /as keuh kahrp /, n. Mycol. (in ascomycetous fungi) the fruiting body bearing the asci, as an apothecium or perithecium. [1885 90; ASCO + CARP] * * * ▪ fruiting structure of fungi also called  ascoma,  plural  ascomata … …   Universalium

  • ascocarp — noun mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus • Derivationally related forms: ↑ascocarpous • Hypernyms: ↑fruiting body • Hyponyms: ↑ascoma, ↑apothecium, ↑cleistothecium, ↑cleisto …   Useful english dictionary

  • ascocarp — [as′kō kärp΄] n. [ ASCO + CARP] Bot. a structure shaped like a globe, cup, or disk, containing spore sacs; sac fruit of an ascomycetous fungus ascocarpous [as′kōkär′pəs] adj …   English World dictionary

  • phytology — noun the branch of biology that studies plants • Syn: ↑botany • Derivationally related forms: ↑phytologist, ↑botanic (for: ↑botany), ↑botanical (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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