adjective see pycnidium

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  • pycnidial — See pycnidium. * * * …   Universalium

  • pycnidial — pyc·nid·i·al …   English syllables

  • pycnidial — (ˈ)pik|nidēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin pycnidium + English al : of, relating to, or characterized by the production of pycnidia …   Useful english dictionary

  • pycnidium — pycnidial, adj. /pik nid ee euhm/, n., pl. pycnidia / nid ee euh/. Mycol. (in certain ascomycetes and fungi imperfecti) a globose or flask shaped fruiting body bearing conidia on conidiophores. [1855 60; < NL < Gk pykn(ós) close, thick, dense +… …   Universalium

  • pycnidium — noun (plural pycnidia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek pyknos dense Date: 1857 a flask shaped fruiting body bearing conidiophores and conidia on the interior and occurring in various imperfect fungi and ascomycetes • pycnidial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Conidium — Conidia on conidiophores …   Wikipedia

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  • pycnidium — [pik nid′ē əm] n. pl. pycnidia [pik nid′ēə] [ModL < Gr pyknos, thick, tight (< IE base * puk , to compress > Alb puth, (I) kiss, embrace) + dim. suffix idion (L idium)] a saclike spore case producing asexual spores (conidia) on the… …   English World dictionary

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