carpogonium


car·po·go·ni·um

noun \ˌkär-pə-ˈgō-nē-əm\
plural car·po·go·nia\-nē-ə\

Definition of CARPOGONIUM

:  the egg-bearing portion of the female reproductive organ in some red algae
car·po·go·ni·al \-nē-əl\ adjective

Origin of CARPOGONIUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1882

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