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The members of the group are all tetrads, and have eight funnels, opening on the eight faces of the octahedron.

In some the spores were uniform, all developing equally in numerous tetrads.

In each sporangium large numbers of these tetrads develop and all the ripe spores seem to have been of one size.

If there are no sarcina, but tetrads or staphylococci (rarely merismopedia), then the division is in two planes.

When such rings do occur their genesis is very obscure, and at no time do they present the appearance of “tetrads.”

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On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to tetrads, such as: quadrivium, quadrumvirate, quadruple, quadruplet, quadruplets, and quartet.

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