apothecium


apothecium
apothecial /ap'euh thee"sheuhl/, adj.
/ap'euh thee"shee euhm, -see-/, n., pl. apothecia /-shee euh, -see euh/. Bot., Mycol.
the fruit of certain lichens and fungi: usually an open, saucer-shaped or cup-shaped body, the inner surface of which is covered with a layer that bears asci.
[1820-30; < NL < Gk apo- APO- + thekíon, equiv. to thék(e) case (see THECA) + -ion dim. suffix]

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  • Apothecium — Apo *the ci*um, n.; pl. {Apothecia}. [NL.] (Bot.) The ascigerous fructification of lichens, forming masses of various shapes. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • apothecium — apothecium. См. апотеций. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Apothecĭum — (Bot.), das Fruchtlager od. die Scheinfrucht der Flechten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • Apothēcium — (griech., Fruchtlager), der Fruchtbehälter der Flechten (s. d.) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Apothecium —   [zu Apotheke] das, s/...ci |en, ein schüsselförmiger Fruchtkörper der Scheibenpilze (Schlauchpilze) und Flechten …   Universal-Lexikon

  • apothecium — [ap΄ō thē′shē əm, ap΄ō thēsē əm; ap΄əthē′shē əm, ap΄əthē sē əm] n. pl. apothecia [ap΄ō thē′shēə, ap΄ō thē sēə ap΄ə thēshēə, ap΄ə thē′sēə] [ModL < L apotheca (see APOTHECARY) + IUM] Bot. an open cuplike structure containing sacs in which sexual …   English World dictionary

  • Apothecium — Querschnitt durch ein Apothecium mit sterilen Pilzhyphen und eingebetteten Asci unterschiedlichen Reifegrades …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Apothecium — Apo|the|ci|um [...tsi̯um] das; s, ...ien [...i̯ən] <aus gleichbed. nlat. apothecium zu gr. apothe̅kē, vgl. ↑Apotheke> schüsselförmiger Fruchtkörper bei Flechten u. Schlauchpilzen (Bot.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • apothecium — noun (plural apothecia) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin apotheca Date: 1830 a spore bearing structure in many lichens and fungi consisting of a discoid or cupped body bearing asci on the exposed flat or concave surface • apothecial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • apothecium — ap·o·the·ci·um (ap″o theґse əm) an open or expanded fruiting body seen in lichens and actinomycetous fungi (see ascocarp), having asci contained on its exposed surface …   Medical dictionary


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