spermagonium


sper·ma·go·ni·um

noun \ˌspər-mə-ˈgō-nē-əm\
plural sper·ma·go·nia\-nē-ə\

Definition of SPERMAGONIUM

:  a flask-shaped or depressed receptacle in which spermatia are produced in some fungi and lichens

Origin of SPERMAGONIUM

New Latin
First Known Use: 1861

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