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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 and Etymology of synergid

New Latin synergida, from Greek synergos working together


First Known Use: 1898


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