asomatophyte

noun
\ ¦ā + \
plural -s

Definition of asomatophyte

: a plant in which body and reproductive cells are not distinct and which lacking permanent tissue loses none of its capacity to grow and multiply — compare somatophyte

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History and Etymology for asomatophyte

a- entry 2 + somat- + -phyte

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“Asomatophyte.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asomatophyte. Accessed 27 Jul. 2021.

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