[ het-er-uh-thal-ik ]
/ ˌhɛt ər əˈθæl ɪk /
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OTHER WORDS FROM heterothallichet·er·o·thal·lism, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for heterothallic
/ (ˌhɛtərəʊˈθælɪk) /
(of some algae and fungi) having male and female reproductive organs on different thalli
(of some fungi) having sexual reproduction that occurs only between two self-sterile mycelia
Derived forms of heterothallicheterothallism, noun
Word Origin for heterothallic
C20: from hetero- + Greek thallos green shoot, young twig
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