Bio ch 31 terms 4

Bio ch 31 terms 4 - as part of syngamy (fertilization)....

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Haustorium (plural, haustoria) (ho-stor'-e-um, ho-stor'- e-uh) In certain symbiotic fungi, a specialized hypha that can penetrate the tissues of host organisms. Heterokaryon (het'-er-o-kar'-e-un) A fungal mycelium that contains two or more haploid nuclei per cell. Hypha (plural, hyphae) (hi´-fuh, hi´-fe) One of many connected filaments that collectively make up the mycelium of a fungus. Karyogamy (kar´-e-og´-uh-me) The fusion of two nuclei,
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Unformatted text preview: as part of syngamy (fertilization). Lichen The symbiotic collective formed by the mutualistic association between a fungus and a photosynthetic alga or cyanobacterium. Lignin (lig-nin) A hard material embedded in the cellulose matrix of vascular plant cell walls that provides structural support in terrestrial species. Mold Informal term for a fungus that grows as a filamentous fungus, producing haploid spores by...
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2011 for the course BIO V23.0012 taught by Professor Borowsky during the Spring '10 term at NYU.

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