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[uh-sur-vyuh-luh s] /əˈsɜr vyə ləs/
noun, plural acervuli
[uh-sur-vyuh-lahy] /əˈsɜr vyəˌlaɪ/ (Show IPA).
(in certain fungi) an asexual fruiting body consisting of a mat of hyphae that give rise to short-stalked conidiophores.
Origin of acervulus
< New Latin, equivalent to Latin acerv(us) heap + -ulus -ule Unabridged
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acervulus in Medicine

acervulus a·cer·vu·lus (ə-sûr'vyə-ləs)
n. pl. a·cer·vu·li (-lī')
See brain sand.

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