antheridial cell

noun

: a cell that remains after one or more vegetative or prothallial cells are cut off from the microspore and that gives rise to tube and generative cells of the male gametophyte of gymnosperms

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“Antheridial cell.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antheridial%20cell. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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