Nemathecia
Nemathecium Nem`a*the"ci*um (? or ?), n.; pl. {Nemathecia}. [NL., fr. Gr. nh^ma a thread + ? a box.] (Bot.) A peculiar kind of fructification on certain red alg[ae], consisting of an external mass of filaments at length separating into tetraspores. [1913 Webster]

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  • Nemathecium — Nem a*the ci*um (? or ?), n.; pl. {Nemathecia}. [NL., fr. Gr. nh^ma a thread + ? a box.] (Bot.) A peculiar kind of fructification on certain red alg[ae], consisting of an external mass of filaments at length separating into tetraspores. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nemathecium — nemathecial /nem euh thee sheuhl, shee euhl, see /, adj. /nem euh thee shee euhm, see euhm/, n., pl. nemathecia / shee euh, see euh/. a wartlike protuberance on the thallus of certain red algae, containing tetraspores, antheridia, or cystocarps.… …   Universalium

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