Nemathecium
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 — 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

  • nemathecium — nem·a·the·ci·um …   English syllables

  • nemathecium — …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nemathecial — |nemə|thēsh(ē)əl, thēsēəl adjective Etymology: nemathecium + al : of or relating to a nemathecium …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fadengehäuse — (Nemathecium), eine etwas zweifelhafte Fruchtbildung mancher Algen (z.B. bei Sphaerococcus Brodiaei u. S. nervosus), die ganz aus strahlig verlaufenden, perlschnurförmigen, dicht zusammengedrängten Fäden besteht …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • nem- — combining form or nema or nemo Etymology: Greek & New Latin; New Latin nem , nemo , from Greek nēma 1. : thread …   Useful english dictionary

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