stichidium

Stichidium

Sti*chid"i*um\, n.; pl. Stichida. [NL., fr. Gr. ?, dim. of ? a row.] (Bot.) A special podlike or fusiform branch containing tetraspores. It is found in certain red alg[ae].
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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