Definition of suspensor
: a suspending part or structure: asa : 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 endospermb : 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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