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Peristethus cataphractum
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perithecium definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: flask-shaped ascocarp

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural perithecia) Etymology: New Latin, from peri- + Greek th?kion, diminutive of th?k? case more at tick Date: circa 1832 a spherical, cylindrical, or flask-shaped hollow fruiting body in various ascomycetous fungi that contains the asci and usually opens by a terminal pore perithecial adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Perithecium Per`i*the"ci*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? around + ? box.] (Bot.) An organ in certain fungi and lichens, surrounding and enveloping the masses of fructification. --Henslow.




 


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