aecidium

[ ee-sid-ee-uh m ]
/ iˈsɪd i əm /

noun, plural ae·cid·i·a [ee-sid-ee-uh] /iˈsɪd i ə/. Mycology.

an aecium in which the spores are always formed in chains and enclosed in a cup-shaped peridium.

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Origin of aecidium

From New Latin, dating back to 1865–70; see origin at aecium, -idium
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