eusporangiate

adjective eu·spo·ran·gi·ate \ ¦yüspə¦ranjēə̇t , -ēˌāt \

Definition of eusporangiate

:having sporangia which rise from a group of epidermal cells
  • eusporangiate ferns of the families Ophioglossaceae and Marattiaceae
opposed to leptosporangiate

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Origin and Etymology of eusporangiate

from (assumed) New Latin eusporangiatus, from New Latin eu- + sporangium + Latin -atus -ate


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