sporangium


spo·ran·gi·um

noun \spə-ˈran-jē-əm\
plural -gia \-jē-ə\

Definition of SPORANGIUM

:  a structure within which spores are produced
spo·ran·gial \-j(ē-)əl\ adjective

Origin of SPORANGIUM

New Latin, from spor- + Greek angeion vessel — more at angi-
First Known Use: 1821

spo·ran·gi·um

noun \spə-ˈran-jē-əm\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural -gia \-jē-ə\

Medical Definition of SPORANGIUM

: a structure (as of an alga or fungus) within which spores are produced
spo·ran·gial \-j(ē-)əl\ adjective

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