Fructification vs Nemathecium - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between fructification and nemathecium

is that fructification is the act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation while nemathecium is (botany) a kind of fructification on certain red algae, consisting of an external mass of filaments that separate into tetraspores.

fructification

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • The act of forming or producing fruit; the act of fructifying, or rendering productive of fruit; fecundation.
  • The collective organs by which a plant produces its fruit, or seeds, or reproductive spores.
  • The process of producing fruit, or seeds, or spores.
  • nemathecium

    English

    Noun

    (nemathecia)
  • (botany) A kind of fructification on certain red algae, consisting of an external mass of filaments that separate into tetraspores.
  • (Webster 1913)