peridial


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pe·rid·i·um

 (pə-rĭd′ē-əm)
n. pl. pe·rid·i·a (-ē-ə)
The covering of the spore-bearing organ in many fungi.

[New Latin pēridium, from Greek pēridion, diminutive of pērā, leather pouch.]

pe·rid′i·al (-ē-əl) adj.

peridial

(pəˈrɪdɪəl)
adj
(Botany) botany of or pertaining to the peridium