noun, plural pro·my·ce·li·a [proh-mahy-see-lee-uh] /ˌproʊ maɪˈsi li ə/. Mycology.
a short filament produced in the germination of a spore that bears small spores and then dies.
Origin of promycelium
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noun plural -lia (-lɪə)
botany a short tubular outgrowth from certain germinating fungal spores that produces spores itself and then dies
Word Origin for promycelium
C19: New Latin from pro- 1 + mycelium
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