amphigastrium

noun

am·​phi·​gas·​tri·​um
-ˈgastrēəm
plural amphigastria
-rēə
: one of the small appressed stipulelike leaves on the ventral side of the stem in certain liverworts compare jungermanniales

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from amphi- + gastr- + -ium

First Known Use

1849, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amphigastrium was in 1849

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“Amphigastrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphigastrium. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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