carpogenous

adjective
car·​pog·​e·​nous
variants: or carpogenic \ ¦⸗⸗¦jenik \

Definition of carpogenous

: producing fruit used of those cells of the procarp forming the carpogonium of red algae

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History and Etymology for carpogenous

carp- entry 1 + -genous or -genic

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“Carpogenous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carpogenous. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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