Definition of Ascus. Meaning of Ascus. Synonyms of Ascus

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Definition of Ascus

Ascus
Ascus As"cus, n.; pl. Asci. [NL., fr. Gr. ? a bladder.] (Bot.) A small membranous bladder or tube in which are inclosed the seedlike reproductive particles or sporules of lichens and certain fungi.

Meaning of Ascus from wikipedia

- An ascus (plural asci; from Gr**** ἀσκός ảskós 'skin bag') is the ****ual spore-bearing cell produced in ascomycete fungi. Each ascus usually contains eight...
- The Papanicolaou test (abbreviated as Pap test, also known as Pap smear (AE), cervical smear (BE), cervical screening (BE), or smear test (BE)) is a method...
- relationships with ascus-bearing taxa, anamorphic species have been grouped into the Ascomycota, despite the absence of the defining ascus. ****ual and a****ual...
- An ascospore is a spore contained in an ascus or that was produced inside an ascus. This kind of spore is specific to fungi cl****ified as ascomycetes (Ascomycota)...
- Basidiomycota. During initial ascus formation in Ascomycota fruitbodies, the crozier helps to maintain the dikaryotic state of both the ascus itself and of the side...
- ascospores enabled by the structure of the ascus and ac****ulation of osmolytes in the fluids of the ascus that lead to explosive discharge of the ascospores...
- Zygaenidae) is a diurnal moth having black wings with brilliant white spots. The ascus in fungi of the cl**** Ascomycetes, following nuclear fusion, bears within...
- cell initiates ascus formation and is called an “ascus-initial” cell. Next the two uninucleate cells on either side of the first ascus-forming cell fuse...
- The ascus is a diagnostic morphological feature of the bryozoan suborder Ascophora (hence the name of the suborder). It is a water-filled sac of frontal...
- cell initiates ascus formation and is called an "ascus-initial" cell. Next the two uninucleate cells on either side of the first ascus-forming cell fuse...
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