exciple definition

  • noun:
    • The outer part of the fructification on most lichens.
    • The external the main fructification of most lichens.
    • In lichenology, the margin associated with apothecium. See cut-under apothecium.
    • The exterior part of the fructification of most lichens.
    • The outer an element of the fructification of all lichens.
    • In lichenology, the margin of the apothecium. See cut-under apothecium.

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