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Definition of Paraphyses

Paraphyses
Paraphysis Pa*raph"y*sis, n.; pl. Paraphyses. [NL., fr. Gr. ? beside + ? growth.] (Bot.) A minute jointed filament growing among the archegonia and antheridia of mosses, or with the spore cases, etc., of other flowerless plants.

Meaning of Paraphyses from wikipedia

- Paraphyses are erect sterile filament-like support structures occurring among the reproductive apparatuses of fungi, ferns, bryophytes and some thallophytes...
- cells develop into sterile cells called cystidia (basidiomycetes) or paraphyses (ascomycetes). Cystidia are often important for microscopic identification...
- The paraphyses, hyaline at the base and brown in the upper regions, are 4–11 µm wide, and longer than the asci. Cells at the end of the paraphyses are...
- ascospores and paraphyses. Paraphyses are sterile cells' often with swollen tips and are at high turgor pressure. Tips of the paraphyses are very tightly...
- stinkhorns. Inters****d among the asci are threadlike sterile cells called paraphyses. Similar structures called cystidia often occur within the hymenium of...
- space, with both ends attached to the gills, help together by clasping paraphyses. As the gill expands the cystidium breaks away from one gill and projects...
- Geoglossum difforme paraphyses, 800X total magnification. Geoglossum simile paraphyses, 800X total magnification. Geoglossum cookeanum paraphyses, 800X total...
- including functionless sti****s and carpels, leaf reduction of Equisetum, paraphyses of Fungi. Well known examples are the reductions in floral display, leading...
- of their paraphyses. Conidia of L. hormozganensis are larger than those of L. parva, albeit smaller than those of L. citricola. Paraphyses of L. hormozganensis...
- dehiscence (fruit body opening) is caused by the pressure exerted by swollen paraphyses—sterile (i.e., nonreproductive) cells that are inters****d between the...
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