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ascidium

See also: Ascidium

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

New Latin, from ascus

NounEdit

ascidium (plural ascidia)

  1. (botany) A pitcher-shaped or flask-shaped organ or appendage of a plant.
  2. (zoology) One of the former genus Ascidium of simple ascidians, which formerly included most of the known species; sometimes used as a name for the Ascidiidae or for all the Tunicata, or Ascidiacea.

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