aecium

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From New Latin, from Ancient Greek αἰκία (aikía, injury, insult)

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aecium (plural aecia or aeciums)

  1. (mycology) A cuplike fruiting structure of some parasitic fungi (rusts) that contains chains of aeciospores.

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