/ee sid"ee euhm/, n., pl. aecidia /ee sid"ee euh/. Mycol.
an aecium in which the spores are always formed in chains and enclosed in a cup-shaped peridium.
[1865-70; < NL; see AECIUM, -IDIUM]

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