clinandrium

noun
cli·​nan·​dri·​um | \ klīˈnandrēəm \
plural clinandria\ -​ēə \

Definition of clinandrium

: a cavity or area in which the anther is situated on the column in flowers of the Orchidaceae

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History and Etymology for clinandrium

New Latin, from clin- + andr- + -ium

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“Clinandrium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clinandrium. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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