antheridium


an·ther·id·i·um

noun \ˌan(t)-thə-ˈri-dē-əm\
plural an·ther·id·ia\-dē-ə\

Definition of ANTHERIDIUM

:  the male reproductive organ of some cryptogamous plants
an·ther·id·i·al \-dē-əl\ adjective

Origin of ANTHERIDIUM

New Latin, from anthera
First Known Use: 1839

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