metabasidium etymology

English word metabasidium comes from English basidium, English meta-

Detailed word origin of metabasidium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
basidium English (eng) (mycology) A small structure, shaped like a club, found in the Basidiomycota division of fungi, that bears four spores at the tips of small projections.
meta- English (eng) (pathology) Consequent on Having analogies with metaphysics. Pertaining to a level above or beyond. For example, metadata are data that describes data, metalanguage is language that describes language, etc. [From 17th century]. Transcending, encompassing (anatomy, and, zoology) Behind [From 19th century]. (botany, and, zoology) Later or subsequent [From 19th century]. (chemistry) Having [...]
metabasidium English (eng) (mycology) a basidium after meiosis.

Words with the same origin as metabasidium

Descendants of basidium
Descendants of meta-
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