carposporangium

noun
car·​po·​spo·​ran·​gi·​um
plural carposporangia\ -​jēə \

Definition of carposporangium

: one of the sporangia forming the cystocarp in the red algae and containing carpospores

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History and Etymology for carposporangium

New Latin, from carp- entry 1 + sporangium

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“Carposporangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carposporangium. Accessed 5 Dec. 2021.

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