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n, pl -lia (-lɪə)
(Botany) botany a short tubular outgrowth from certain germinating fungal spores that produces spores itself and then dies
[C19: New Latin from pro-1 + mycelium]
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|Noun||1.||promycelium - the basidium of various fungi|
basidium - a small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections; unique to basidiomycetes
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