cleistocarp
cleistocarp cleistocarp n. the closed spore-bearing structure of some fungi (especially {Aspergillaceae} and {Eurysiphaceae}) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration; -- called also {cleistothecium}.

Syn: cleistothecium. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • cleistocarp — CLEISTOCÁRP, Ă adj. care prezintă cleistocarpie. (< fr. cléistocarpie) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • cleistocarp — cleistothecium cleistothecium n. the closed spore bearing structure of some fungi (especially {Aspergillaceae} and {Eurysiphaceae}) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration; called also {cleistocarp}. Syn: cleistocarp.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cleistocarp — /kluy steuh kahrp /, n. Mycol. cleistothecium. Also, clistocarp. [1880 85; CLEISTO + CARP] * * * …   Universalium

  • cleistocarp — cleis·to·carp …   English syllables

  • cleistocarp — noun closed spore bearing structure of some fungi (especially Aspergillaceae and Erysiphaceae) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration • Syn: ↑cleistothecium • Hypernyms: ↑ascocarp …   Useful english dictionary

  • cleistothecium — cleistocarp cleistocarp n. the closed spore bearing structure of some fungi (especially {Aspergillaceae} and {Eurysiphaceae}) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration; called also {cleistothecium}. Syn: cleistothecium.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cleistothecium — n. the closed spore bearing structure of some fungi (especially {Aspergillaceae} and {Eurysiphaceae}) from which spores are released only by decay or disintegration; called also {cleistocarp}. Syn: cleistocarp. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • clistocarp — variant of cleistocarp * * * /kluy steuh kahrp /, n. Mycol. cleistocarp …   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

  • clistocarp — /kluy steuh kahrp /, n. Mycol. cleistocarp. * * * …   Universalium

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