Basidium Definition

bə-sĭdē-əm
basidia
noun
Any of a number of oblong cells in basidiomycetous fungi, bearing a definite number of external spores (usually four) on short, slender stalks.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Basidium

Noun

Singular:
basidium
Plural:
basidia

Origin of Basidium

  • bas(i)– Latin -idium diminutive suff. (from Greek -idion)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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