Definition of androphore
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
First Known Use: 1816See Words from the same year
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