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synergid

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noun syn·er·gid \sə-ˈnər-jəd, ˈsi-nər-\

Definition of synergid

  1. :  one of two small cells lying near the micropyle of the embryo sac of an angiosperm



Origin of synergid

New Latin synergida, from Greek synergos working together


First Known Use: 1898


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