promycelia

promycelium

[proh-mahy-see-lee-uhm]
noun, plural promycelia [proh-mahy-see-lee-uh] . Mycology.
a short filament produced in the germination of a spore that bears small spores and then dies.

Origin:
1865–70; < Neo-Latin; see pro-1, mycelium

promycelial, adjective
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promycelium (ˌprəʊmaɪˈsiːlɪəm)
 
n , pl -lia
botany a short tubular outgrowth from certain germinating fungal spores that produces spores itself and then dies
 
[C19: New Latin from pro-1 + mycelium]
 
promy'celial
 
adj

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