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Ascus

Ascus is a saclike structure, characteristic of the ascomycetes, in which ascospores are produced. 

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Ascus
- A small membranous bladder or tube in which are inclosed the seedlike reproductive particles or sporules of lichens and certain fungi.
Category: Microbiology
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