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gametangium

noun gam·etan·gi·um \ˌga-mə-ˈtan-jē-əm\
plural gam·etan·gia\-jē-ə\

Definition of GAMETANGIUM

:  a cell or organ (as of an alga, fern, or fungus) in which gametes are developed

Origin of GAMETANGIUM

New Latin, from gamet- + Greek angeion vessel — more at angi-
First Known Use: 1886

gametangium

noun gam·etan·gi·um \ˌgam-ə-ˈtan-jē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural gam·etan·gia \-jē-ə\

Medical Definition of GAMETANGIUM

:  a cell or organ in which gametes are developed

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