appressorium

appressorium
noun (plural appressoria) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin apprimere Date: 1897 the flattened thickened tip of a hyphal branch by which some parasitic fungi attach to and penetrate their host

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  • appressorium — /ap re sawr ee euhm, sohr /, n., pl. appressoria / sawr ee euh, sohr /. Mycol. a flattened and thickened tip of a hyphal branch, formed by some parasitic fungi, that facilitates penetration of the host plant. [1895 1900; < NL, equiv. to L… …   Universalium

  • appressorium — noun a bulbous formation produced by parasitic fungi that is well attached to the cuticle of the host and from where a peg shaped hypha is formed that penetrates the cuticle …   Wiktionary

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  • АПРЕССОРИЙ — англ.appressorium нем.Appressorium; Haftscheibe франц.appressorium см. > …   Фитопатологический словарь-справочник

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