noun, plural in·du·si·a [in-doo-zee-uh, -zhee-uh, -dyoo-] /ɪnˈdu zi ə, -ʒi ə, -ˈdyu-/.
- an enveloping layer or membrane.
- a thin layer of gray matter on the corpus callosum.
Words nearby indusium
Origin of indusium
OTHER WORDS FROM indusiumin·du·si·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for indusia
The pairs of sori are covered with pairs of indusia which, on the maturity of the sporangia, open out opposite to each other.
The two plants might be difficult to distinguish were it not for the difference in their indusia.How to Know the Ferns|Frances Theodora Parsons
The reason for linking the species with the Polypodies is found in the rounded sori, which have no indusia.
The indusia appear as little whitish scales on the back of the veins.Beautiful Ferns|Daniel Cady Eaton
With the disappearance of the indusia the sori tend to spread over the whole surface of the back of the frond.