androphore

noun an·dro·phore

Definition of androphore

plural -s
1 :the stalk or column supporting the stamens in certain flowers
2 :a branch bearing antheridia in fungi
3 :a generative bud or modified medusa in coelenterates in which only male elements are developed :a male gonophore

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Origin and Etymology of androphore

French, from andr- + -phore


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