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Meaning of "apothecium" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD APOTHECIUM

From New Latin, from apo- + Greek thēkion a little case.
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PRONUNCIATION OF APOTHECIUM

apothecium  [ˌæpəˈθiːsɪəm] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF APOTHECIUM

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Apothecium is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES APOTHECIUM MEAN IN ENGLISH?

apothecium

Ascocarp

An ascocarp, or ascoma, is the fruiting body of an ascomycete fungus. It consists of very tightly interwoven hyphae and may contain millions of asci, each of which typically contains eight ascospores. Ascocarps are most commonly bowl-shaped, but may take on a number of other forms.

Definition of apothecium in the English dictionary

The definition of apothecium in the dictionary is a cup-shaped structure that contains the asci, esp in lichens; a type of ascocarp.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH APOTHECIUM


aecium
ˈiːsɪəm
americium
ˌæməˈrɪsɪəm
amphithecium
ˌæmfɪˈθiːsɪəm
androecium
ænˈdriːsɪəm
axiom
ˈæksɪəm
calcium
ˈkælsɪəm
coliseum
ˌkɒlɪˈsɪəm
colosseum
ˌkɒləˈsɪəm
dysprosium
dɪsˈprəʊsɪəm
francium
ˈfrænsɪəm
gynaecium
ɡaɪˈniːsɪəm
gynecium
dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm
gynoecium
dʒaɪˈniːsɪəm
lyceum
laɪˈsɪəm
paramaecium
ˌpærəˈmiːsɪəm
paramecium
ˌpærəˈmiːsɪəm
paramoecium
ˌpærəˈmiːsɪəm
perithecium
ˌpɛrɪˈθiːsɪəm
potassium
pəˈtæsɪəm
silicium
sɪˈlɪsɪəm

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE APOTHECIUM

apothecaries
apothecaries´ measure
apothecaries´ weight
apothecary
apothece
apothecia
apothecial
apothegm
apothegmatic
apothegmatical
apothegmatist
apothegmatize
apothem
apotheoses
apotheosis
apotheosise
apotheosize
apotropaic
apotropaically
apotropaism

WORDS THAT END LIKE APOTHECIUM

aluminium
aquarium
at a premium
Belgium
copernicium
endothecium
hieracium
indicium
lawrencium
lithium
lutecium
medium
millennium
premium
sodium
stadium
symposium
titanium
zooecium
zoothecium

Synonyms and antonyms of apothecium in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «apothecium» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF APOTHECIUM

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The translations of apothecium from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «apothecium» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

子囊盘
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apotecio
570 millions of speakers

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apothecium
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

apothecium
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

apothecium
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

apothecium
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

apotécio
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

apothecium
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

apothecium
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Apothecium
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Apothezium
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

apothecium
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

apothecium
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Apothecium
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

quả thể đĩa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

apothecium
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अपिशॅशियम
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

apothecium
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

apotecio
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

apothecium
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

apothecium
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

apothecium
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

αποθήκιο
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

apothecium
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

apothecium
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

apothecium
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of apothecium

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «APOTHECIUM»

The term «apothecium» is used very little and occupies the 168.034 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «APOTHECIUM» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about apothecium

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «APOTHECIUM»

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Systematics and Evolution
B Asci and paraphyses forming a fascicle. C A small apothe- cium with only a few asci. D A cleistohymenial ascoma. E A pulvinate apothecium. F A cupulate apothecium. G Subpherical apothecium. H Spherical apothecium or an exothecium.
David J. McLaughlin, Karl Esser, Paul A. Lemke, 2001
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Poisonous Mushrooms of the Northern United States and Canada
Apothecium orange to scarlet, fading to orange yellow. Fungi occurring on bare or newly exposed soil ........... .. Aleuria aurantia (Fr.) Fuckel Apothecium usually some shade of brown, but at times lilac to violet tinted, cup-shaped, discshaped, ...
Joseph F. Ammirati, 1985
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The Origin and Development of the Apothecium in Collema ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Freda Marie Bachmann, 2012
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The Annals and Magazine of Natural History
Borrer, had sporidia identical with our U. pustulata. Fée describes the sporidia of U. pustulata as elliptical, 4-celled. PLATE X. fig. 19. Section of thallus and apothecium, younger state. Fig. 20. Section of ditto, older state. Fig. 21. Sporidium.
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The British species of angiocarpous lichens, elucidated by ...
13.) a. Vertical section of thallus and apothecium. b. Sporidia. a. Cortical layer. 6. Green layer, c. Medullary layer. d. Apothecium. e. Perithecium. f. Nucleus. 2. Endocarpon lachneum, Ach. (p. 14.) a. Vertical section of thallus and apothecium. b.
William Allport Leighton, 1851
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Ray Society
Plate V. Fig. 1. Endocarpon sinopicum, Ach. (p. 16.) a. Vertical section of thallus and apothecium. b. Sporidia. a. Cortical layer, b. Green layer, c. Medullary layer, d. Apothecium. e. Perithecium. /. Nucleus, g. Section of nucleus, showing position  ...
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Competition Science Vision
V.S. Apothecium showing structural details. • Each hypothecium chiefly consists of 3 parts such as hymenium, hypothecium and excipulum. • Hymenium is the fertile layer that lines the cavity of the cup or surface of the disc and is also called  ...
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A Text-Book of Botany: Morphological and Physiological
They disappear at a very early period from the lower part of the rudiment of the apothecium, and remain only in one narrow layer which runs parallel to the upper surface of the apothecium, and extends below the lower ends of the ripe asci.
Julius Sachs, Alfred W. Bennett, W. T. Thiselton Dyer, 2011
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Plant Pathology
These types will now be considered separately. Discomycetes Types The organization of the apothecium in relation to spore discharge has been considered in some detail by Duller (1933). Although the examples he analysed are not directly ...
G.P. Gupta, 2004
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Text Book Of Botany Diversity Of Microbes And Cryptogams
The mature apothecium is a cup shaped, sessile or subsessile structure, 1-10 cm in diameter (Fig. 1). They may be whitish yellow (P. coccinea), orange (P. aurantia) or bright red or grey in colour (P. vesiculosus). The asci are arranged in  ...
Singh

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «APOTHECIUM»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term apothecium is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wonderful Things: The Amazing Mimicry of the Mummy Berry Fungus
... a cup-like structure called an apothecium from which it launches its sexual spores (the sex having already happened; these are its products). «Scientific American, Apr 15»
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Tools to assess sclerotinia risk in canola
apothecium. The small, mushroom-like body in this photograph, is an apothecium, which produces the spores that cause sclerotinia in canola. «Manitoba Co-operator, Jul 14»
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Ultra-early OSR heightens sclerotinia risk
“The map colours indicate how close we are to the expected appearance of the sclerotinia fungal fruiting bodies [an apothecium].” See also ... «FarmersWeekly, Apr 14»
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NASA solves mystery of jelly doughnut-shaped rock on Mars
... a composite organism consisting of colonies of lichen and cyanobacteria, and which on Earth is known as Apothecium.”) The space agency ... «Ars Technica, Feb 14»
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NASA sued for failing to investigate Martian 'jelly-donut' rock
... organism consisting of colonies of lichen and cyanobacteria, and which on Earth is known as Apothecium," Joseph speculated in the petition. «The Denver Channel, Feb 14»
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Hilarious 'Mars Fungus' Lawsuit Filed Against NASA
... fungus, a composite organism consisting of colonies of lichen and cyanobacteria, and which on Earth is known as Apothecium.”. «Discovery News, Feb 14»
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Life on Mars? Astrobiologist sues NASA
However, in the absence of moisture, biological specimens such as Apothecium will dry out, turn brittle and break apart and this appears to be ... «MINA, Feb 14»
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Funny Looking Rock found on Mars!
A magnification of the structure Sol 3540 reveals the presence of numerous “paraphyses” which are spore producing organs of Apothecium. «ScienceBlogs, Jan 14»
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​Alien life on Mars? NASA lawsuit seeks more information on Red …
However, in the absence of moisture, biological specimens such as Apothecium will dry out, turn brittle and break apart and this appears to be ... «RT, Jan 14»
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Preparing and using mummy berry observation stations in blueberries
This may help in observing apothecium size and development. For the first infections to occur, three conditions must be met: Apothecia must be ... «Michigan State University Extension, Apr 13»

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« EDUCALINGO. Apothecium [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/apothecium>. Oct 2020 ».
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