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Ascocarp Explained

Ascocarp at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Ascocarp \As"co*carp\, n. [Gr. 'asko`s a bladder + karpo`s
fruit.] (Bot.)
In ascomycetous fungi, the spherical, discoid, or cup-shaped
body within which the asci are collected, and which
constitutes the mature fructification. The different forms
are known in mycology under distinct names. Called also
{spore fruit}.

ascocarp at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

ascocarp
n : mature fruiting body of an ascomycetous fungus

ascocarp at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Etymology

Inter: confix » asco|carp
From Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » ἀσκός||a sac|sc=polytonic|tr=askos|lang=grc and Inter: term » καρπός||fruit, grain|karpos|tr=karpos|lang=grc|sc=polytonic.

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
Inter: wikipedi » a
  • The sporocarp of an ascomycete, typically bowl-shaped.

    Synonyms

    * ascoma

  • Translation: pl » ascocarp
    Translation: ta » ascocarp