Meaning of metula in English:

metula

Pronunciation /ˈmɛtjʊlə/

noun

Mycology
  • In certain fungi: any of the cells forming branches of the conidiophores and bearing verticils of conidiogenous cells.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Mycologia. From German Metula from classical Latin mētula a small obelisk from mēta + -ula.