noun, plural hy·phae [hahy-fee]. /ˈhaɪ fi/.
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Origin of hypha
OTHER WORDS FROM hyphahyphal, adjective
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The hyphae have broken through in the upper face and are forming a cluster of spores.
The hyphae dissolved holes in the membrane by means of enzymes and plunged into the attractive substance on the other side.Disease in Plants|H. Marshall Ward
The pileus is not made up of cellular tissue as in flowering plants, but of myriads of interwoven threads or hyphae.The Mushroom, Edible and Otherwise|M. E. Hard
The segments of the hyphae in this group usually contain several nuclei.
D, The same, beginning to be surrounded by the hyphae forming the perithecium wall.