Pa*raph"y*sis (?), n.; pl. Paraphyses (#). [NL., fr. Gr. beside + growth.] Bot.
A minute jointed filament growing among the archegonia and antheridia of mosses, or with the spore cases, etc., of other flowerless plants.
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