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n. pl. a·cer·vu·li (-lī′)
A small cushionlike structure produced by certain parasitic fungi, containing a mass of asexually produced spores.

[New Latin, diminutive of Latin acervus, heap.]


a small, asexual spore-producing structure produced by certain parasitic fungi on a host plantsandy calcifications occurring in the brain, particularly around the pineal gland
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Noun1.acervulus - small asexual fruiting body resembling a cushion or blister consisting of a mat of hyphae that is produced on a host by some fungi
fruiting body - an organ specialized for producing spores
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