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antheridium

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noun an·ther·id·i·um \ˌan(t)-thə-ˈri-dē-əm\

Definition of antheridium

plural

antheridia

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  1. :  the male reproductive organ of some cryptogamous plants

antheridial

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Origin and Etymology of antheridium

New Latin, from anthera


First Known Use: 1839


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