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holocarpic

[ hol-uh-kahr-pik, hoh-luh- ]
/ ˌhɒl əˈkɑr pɪk, ˈhoʊ lə- /
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adjective
(of a fungus) having the entire thallus converted into fruiting bodies.
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Also hol·o·car·pous [hol-uh-kahr-puhs, hoh-luh-] /ˌhɒl əˈkɑr pəs, ˈhoʊ lə-/ .
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Origin of holocarpic

First recorded in 1915–20; holo- + -carpic
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