aecidium

[ee-sid-ee-uh m]

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.

Nearby words

  1. aeb,
  2. aec,
  3. aechmea,
  4. aecia,
  5. aecidia,
  6. aeciospore,
  7. aecium,
  8. aecl,
  9. aedeagus,
  10. aedes

Origin of aecidium

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

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