asco-


a combining form meaning “sac,” used in the formation of compound words: ascomycete.

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earnest
Also especially before a vowel, asc-.

Origin of asco-

< Greek asko-, combining form of askós wineskin, bladder, belly
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British Dictionary definitions for asco-

asco-

combining form

indicating a bladder or ascusascomycete

Word Origin for asco-

from Greek askos bladder
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