Meaning of HETEROTHALLIC in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈtha-lik ]


Etymology: heter- + thallus + -ic

Date: 1904

1. : having two or more morphologically similar haploid phases or types of which individuals from the same type are mutually sterile but individuals from different types are cross-fertile

heterothallic fungi

heterothallic spores

2. : dioecious

• het·ero·thal·lism -ˈtha-ˌli-zəm noun

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