Definition of Promycelium

1. Noun. The basidium of various fungi.

Generic synonyms: Basidium



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Promycelium

promulgate
promulgated
promulgates
promulgating
promulgation
promulgations
promulgator
promulgators
promulgatory
promulge
promulged
promulges
promulging
promuscis
promwear
promycelium (current term)
promyelinating
promyelination
promyelinations
promyelocyte
promyelocytes
promyelocytic
promyeloid
promythia
promythium
pronaoi
pronaos
pronaoses
pronase

Literary usage of Promycelium

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1. Transactions of the Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club by Woolhope Naturalists' Field Club, Hereford, England, G. H. Jack (1888)
"Germination takes place only after a prolonged rest of some months, and consists in the protrusion of a germ-tube (the " promycelium " of De Bary) through ..."

2. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"promycelium I-5-celled, bearing lateral and terminal spores ; (parasitic on various ... promycelium 2-celled, each bearing a number of spores on sterigmata ..."

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