Meaning of PROTOBASIDIUM in English

PROTOBASIDIUM

“+ noun

( plural protobasidia )

Etymology: New Latin, from prot- + basidium

: a basidium (as a promycelium) that is divided into four cells each of which gives rise to a single basidiospore and that is characteristic of the subclass Heterobasidiomycetes — compare autobasidium , hemibasidium

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