aecial
adjective see aecium

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • aecial — See aecium. * * * …   Universalium

  • aecial — ae·cial …   English syllables

  • aecial — adjective of or belonging to an aecium • Pertains to noun: ↑aecium • Derivationally related forms: ↑aecium * * * ˈēsh(ē)əl, sēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin aecium + English al …   Useful english dictionary

  • aecium — aecial, adj. /ee see euhm, ee shee /, n., pl. aecia /ee see euh, ee shee euh/. Mycol. the fruiting body of rust fungi, which bears chainlike or stalked spores. [ < NL < Gk aikía assault, injury; see IUM] * * * ▪ biology also called  aecidium … …   Universalium

  • Cronartium ribicola — on Western White Pine Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • aecium — noun fruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores • Derivationally related forms: ↑aecial • Hypernyms: ↑fruiting body • Part Holonyms: ↑rust, ↑rust fungus * * * aecial …   Useful english dictionary

  • ae|ci|o|stage — «EE see uh stayj», noun. = aecial stage. (Cf. ↑aecial stage) …   Useful english dictionary

  • aecium — noun (plural aecia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek aikia outrage, assault, from aikēs, aeikēs unseemly, from a + eikēs, from eikenai to seem Date: 1905 the fruiting body of a rust fungus in which the first binucleate spores are usually produced …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • blister rust — noun Date: 1916 any of several diseases of pines that are caused by rust fungi (genus Cronartium) in the aecial stage and that affect the sapwood and inner bark and produce blisters externally …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Heteroecious — A heteroecious parasite is one that requires at least two hosts. The primary host is the host in which the parasite spends its adult life; the other is the secondary host .Heteroecious parasites include: * Gymnosporangium (Cedar apple rust); the… …   Wikipedia

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