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ostiole

(ŏs′tē-ōl′)
n.
A small opening or pore, as of a fruiting body.

os′ti·o′lar (ŏs′tē-ō′lər, ŏ-stī′ə-) adj.

ostiole

a pore through which spores are discharged from the fruiting bodies of some fungi, or from which gametes are passed out from the conceptacles of brown algae.
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Perithecia spherical 0.55-0.75 mm diam; ostioles conical papillate, encircled with a truncatum-type disc 0.3-0.35 mm diam.
After harvesting, diseases can take place through direct access by natural openings (ostiole and peduncle) or mechanical damage (injuries) arising from handling (DURIGAN, 1999).
onto the opening of the ostiole and without wound were not statistically different, and showed mean diameter lesions with of 3.46 cm and 3.52 cm respectively (Table 1).
Based on the phylogenetic result together with the morphological characters (slightly papillate ostiole and Alternaria-like asexual morph) we refer Clathrospora to Pleosporaceae.
15); ostioles of dorsal abdominal scent glands on abdominal segments 3-4 elongate, not attended by peritreme, evaporatorium inconspicuous (Fig.
Body of moderate size (8.5 mm -11.4 mm); elongated; generally brown with dark brown punctures; head usually broader than long; paraclypei longer than clypeus and enclosing the clypeus; antennae with basal segment equal or shorter than head apex, second antennal segment longer or slightly longer than third but shorter than fourth; labium reaching or passing beyond middle coxae; pronotum with lateral margin slightly convex, anterior angles slightly toothed or rounded, humeral angles rounded or subrounded; scutellum long and rounded or subrounded at apex; metathoracic scent ostioles small with large peritreme.