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Medical Term:

columella

Pronunciation: kol'u-mel'a, -mel'e

Definition:

  1. A column, or a small column.
  2. In fungi, a sterile invagination of a sporangium, as in Zygomycetes.

Synonym(s): columnella

[L. dim. of columna, column]

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