Dictionary.com

penicillus

[ pĕn′ĭ-sĭləs ]
Save This Word!

n. pl. pe•ni•cil•li (-sĭlī)
Any of the tufts formed by the repeated subdivision of the minute arterial twigs in the spleen.
Any of the complex systems of branches bearing organs that produce conida organs in fungi of the Penicillium.
QUIZ
FIRE UP YOUR VOCAB FOR A "RED" SYNONYMS QUIZ
No fire engine reds here, only a fierce collection of vibrant words for the color red to test yourself on.
Question 1 of 7
What does "amaranth" mean?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
FEEDBACK