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plural -s
: 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

Word History


a- entry 2 + somat- + -phyte

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“Asomatophyte.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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