archegoniophore

noun
ar·​che·​go·​ni·​o·​phore
plural -s

Definition of archegoniophore

: the stalk or other outgrowth of a prothallium upon which archegonia are borne (as in liverworts of the genus Marchantia) — compare carpocephalum

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History and Etymology for archegoniophore

New Latin archegonium + English -o- + -phore

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“Archegoniophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archegoniophore. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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