ascoma

[a-skoh-muh]

noun, plural as·co·ma·ta [a-skoh-muh-tuh] /æˈskoʊ mə tə/, Mycology.

a fruiting body that bears asci.

Nearby words

  1. asco-,
  2. ascocarp,
  3. ascogenous,
  4. ascogonium,
  5. ascoli piceno,
  6. ascomycete,
  7. ascomycetes,
  8. ascomycetous,
  9. ascon,
  10. asconoid

Origin of ascoma

From New Latin; see origin at ascus, -oma

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