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ba•sid•i•um



Pronunciation: (bu-sid'ē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -sid•i•aPronunciation: (-sid'ē-u). [key]
Mycol.
a special form of sporophore, characteristic of basidiomycetous fungi, on which the sexual spores are borne, usually at the tips of slender projections.

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