Stichidium

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Stichidium (Bot) A special podlike or fusiform branch containing tetraspores. It is found in certain red algæ.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n stichidium In botany, a peculiarly modified branch of the thallus in some algæ, which serves as a receptacle for the tetraspores. See cut under Algæ.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. , dim. of a row