favellidium

[fav-uh-lid-ee-uh m]

noun, plural fav·el·lid·i·a [fav-uh-lid-ee-uh] /ˌfæv əˈlɪd i ə/.

(in certain red algae) a cystocarp wholly or partly immersed in a frond.

Origin of favellidium

From New Latin, dating back to 1855–60; see origin at favella, -idium
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