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

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Origin of asco-

<Greek asko-, combining form of askós wineskin, bladder, belly
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asco-

combining form

indicating a bladder or ascusascomycete
from Greek askos bladder
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