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ASCUS (Gr. &vu5s, a bag)

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Originally appearing in Volume V02, Page 724 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ASCUS (Gr. &vu5s, a bag), a botanical term for the membranous sacs containing the reproductive spores in certain lichens and fungi. Various compounds of the word are used, e.g. ascophorous, producing asci; ascospore, the spore (or sporule) developed in the ascus; ascogonium, the organ producing it, &c.
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