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Ascus

Ascus Meaning & Definition
Ascus Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Ascus?

[n] saclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes

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See Also | ascomycete | ascomycetous fungus | reproductive structure

Ascus In Webster's Dictionary

\As"cus\, n.; pl. Asci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a bladder.] (Bot.) A small membranous bladder or tube in which are inclosed the seedlike reproductive particles or sporules of lichens and certain fungi.

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