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acervulus

[ uh-sur-vyuh-luhs ]
/ əˈsɜr vyə ləs /
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noun, plural a·cer·vu·li [uh-sur-vyuh-lahy]. /əˈsɜr vyəˌlaɪ/. Mycology.

(in certain fungi) an asexual fruiting body consisting of a mat of hyphae that give rise to short-stalked conidiophores.

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Origin of acervulus

<New Latin, equivalent to Latin acerv(us) heap + -ulus-ule
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Medical definitions for acervulus

acervulus
[ ə-sûrvyə-ləs ]

n. pl. a•cer•vu•li (-lī′)

brain sand
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