suspensor


sus·pen·sor

noun \sə-ˈspen(t)-sər\

Definition of SUSPENSOR

:  a suspending part or structure: as
a :  a group or chain of cells that is produced from the zygote of a seed plant and serves to push the developing embryo into the endosperm
b :  either of a pair of gametangia-bearing hyphal outgrowths in fungi (order Mucorales) that extend from two sexually compatible hyphae and support the resulting zygospore

Origin of SUSPENSOR

New Latin, from Latin suspendere
First Known Use: 1832

Rhymes with SUSPENSOR

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