embryo sac


Definition of EMBRYO SAC

:  the female gametophyte of a seed plant consisting of a thin-walled sac within the nucellus that contains the egg nucleus and other nuclei which give rise to endosperm on fertilization

First Known Use of EMBRYO SAC



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