Definition of Hyphae

1. Noun. (plural of hypha) ¹



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Definition of Hyphae

1. hypha [n] - See also: hypha

Medical Definition of Hyphae

1. The fine, branching tubes which make up the body (or mycelium) of a multicellular fungus. (11 Jan 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyphae

hypervolia
hyperweb
hyperwhite
hyperæmia
hyperæmic
hyperæsthesia
hyperæsthesiæ
hyperæsthetic
hyperæsthetical
hypes
hypester
hypesters
hypesthesia
hypethral
hypha
hyphae (current term)
hyphaema
hyphal
hyphedonia
hyphema
hyphemia
hyphemias
hyphen
hyphen-minus
hyphen-minuses
hyphenate
hyphenated
hyphenated compound
hyphenated compounds
hyphenates

Literary usage of Hyphae

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1. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"The delicate hyphae are represented in our figure as reaching to the apical ... Even in this case it is only a few single hyphae which follow the ..."

2. Transactions of the Canadian Institute by Royal Canadian Institute, Canadian Institute (1849-1914) (1904)
"The longitudinal strands of hyphae are especially clearly seen if a rather thick section is mounted in eau de javelle or potash, and examined under low ..."

3. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1899)
"It is clearly also an advantageous result, since it tends to direct the pollen-tube to the ovary. 5. hyphae of Fungi. — While SACHS ('79) early suggested ..."

4. Experimental Morphology by Charles Benedict Davenport (1899)
"ammonium sulphate, 1% sodium inalate . 0.5-2% It will be observed that all the attracting substances are sugars. 4. Chemotropism of hyphae. ..."

5. A Text-book of Mycology and Plant Pathology by John William Harshberger (1917)
"The ultimate branches of this mycelium, which is throughout unicellular, are much attenuated, fine hyphae representing the end ramifications of larger and ..."

6. Moulds, Mildews, and Mushrooms: A Guide to the Systematic Study of the Fungi by Lucien Marcus Underwood (1899)
"hyphae short, scarcely distinct from the globose or ovoid conidia. 3. ... hyphae more or less spreading, branched; conidia often in short chains (more often ..."

7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1900)
"In an increasing number of lichens it is being found that the hyphae not merely ... food from alga to fungus, but that the hyphae actually penetrate the ..."

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