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1. ascus

noun. saclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes.

Synonyms

  • ascomycetous fungus
  • reproductive structure

Etymology

  • ἀσκός (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word ascus


1. Noun, singular or mass
In order to ensure the ascospores distribute into the air, the ascus must help them shoot toward the sky.

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