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noun - plural: aecia

  1. fruiting body of some rust fungi bearing chains of aeciospores
    • lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
    • more generic term: fruiting body = an organ specialized for producing spores
    • part of: rust / rust fungus = any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants

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Google previewJournal of Agricultural Research (1918)

The presence of large, irregular, multinucleate cells at the base of the aecium is a regular phenomenon and not to be regarded as an abnormal condition. Probably more than one aciospore chain may arise from such cells. ( 15) There is a ...

Google previewBulletin (1917)

The aecium is the most conspicuous stage, where the spore mass is covered with a whitish receptacle called the peridium. In some species the peridium is absent and this stage is then called a caeoma. These rusts of conifers with three or four ...

Google previewBulletin - Pennsylvania State College, School of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station (1916)

by Pennsylvania State College. Agricultural Experiment Station

The aecium is the most conspicuous stage, where the spore mass is covered with a whitish receptacle called the peridium. In some species the peridium is absent and this stage is then called a caeoma. These rusts of conifers with three or four ...

Google previewIntroduction to Fungi (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Aecium is a specialised reproductive structure found in some rusts and smuts which produces aeciospores. In some literature Aecia are also referred to as ' cluster cups'. Blight refers to a specific symptom affecting plants in response to ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Mycology (1990)

by R. S. Mehrotra, K. R. Aneja

The aecium is an elongated, large structure often flattened on one side and appears tongue-like or blister-like. The peridium opens irregularly or is circumscissile. This type is found in Milesinn. Puccin- iastrum, Coleosporium, Cronartium and ...

Google previewBotany (Collins Internet-Linked Dictionary of) (2017)

by Jill Bailey

aecium (pl. aecia) see AECIOSPORE. aeon see ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

aecium. See aecium.] In bryozoans, the basal disk of the primary individual of the colony. It follows, therefore, that before the colony has reached a stage in which its genus or even its family is recognizable, the first ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia (1910)

aecium. See aecium.] In bryozoans, the basal disk of the primary individual of the colony. It follows, therefore, that before the colony has reached a stage in which its genus or even its family is recognizable, the ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

referring to a cluster-cup type of spore formed by a fruiting body called an aecium, which occurs in rust fungi. aeciospore [esh'e a spdr] Mycology, a cylindrical or cup-shaped aecium (fruiting body) formed by rust fungi of the order Uredenales ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

aecium (é'shium), n. [NL., & Gr. aixia, an injurious effect.] A term proposed by J. C. Arthur for the aecidial stage of the rust fungi, Uredinales. Same as acidiostage.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary Supplement (1909)

aecium. See accium.] In bryozoans, the basal disk of the primary individual of the colony. It follows, therefore, that before the colony has reached a stage in which its genus or even its family is recognizable, the first ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century cyclopedia of names (1910)

aecium (é'shium), n. [NL., & Gr. aixia, an injurious effect.] A term proposed by J. C. Arthur for the aecidial stage of the rust fungi, Uredinales. Same as accidiostage. Aédes (ä-é'déz), n. [NL. (Meigen, 1818), (Gr. anóñc, unpleasant, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

aecium (é'shium), n. [NL., & Gr. aixia, an injurious effect.] A term proposed by J. C. Arthur for the aecidial stage of the rust fungi, Uredinales. Same as accidiostage. Aédes (ä-é'déz), n. [NL. (Meigen, 1818), (Gr. anóñc, unpleasant, ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary (1914)

An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language

aecium (é'shium), n. [NL., & Gr, aikia, an injurious effect.] A term proposed by J. C. Arthur for the aecidial stage of the rust fungi, Uredinales. Same as accidiostage. Aédes (ä-é'déz), n. [NL. (Meigen, 1818), (Gr. ämöic, unpleasant, ...

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The value of this 6-letter word is 10 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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