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ap·o·the·ci·um

 (ăp′ə-thē′sē-əm, -shē-)
n. pl. ap·o·the·ci·a (-sē-ə, -shē-ə)
A disk-shaped or cup-shaped ascocarp of some lichens and ascomycetous fungi.

[From Latin apothēca, storehouse; see apothecary.]

ap′o·the′cial (-shəl) adj.
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Adj.1.apothecial - of or relating to the apothecium of some lichens and fungiapothecial - of or relating to the apothecium of some lichens and fungi
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
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