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.
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Origin of indusium
OTHER WORDS FROM indusiumin·du·si·al, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for indusium
I have just examined a large bud with the indusium not yet closed, and it seems to me certain that there is no stigma within.
It is from the resemblance of this indusium to a bladder that the plant has received its popular name.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Do you remember the scarlet Leschenaultia formosa with the sticky margin outside the indusium?
Pinnules triangular-oblong, bearing short sori on their inwardly reflexed margins which form the indusium.The Fern Lover's Companion|George Henry Tilton
Indusium: the case made by an insect larva: a membranous layer of the embryo of Locustidae below the serosa.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith