Definition of hymenial in English:

hymenial

adjective

Botany
  • See hymenium

    • ‘Then there will be either lamellae, or gills, or pores, with hymenial layers bearing the basidia.’
    • ‘Schizopora species have only hymenial cystidia and no tramacystidia.’
    • ‘If you cannot see them properly, push gently on the cover slip until the hymenial elements lie free in the medium.’
    • ‘Beneath the gills there is a cavity, the hymenial chamber, which is still closed in this illustrated sample.’
    • ‘The latter species has lecanorine apothecia with black hymenial disks.’