gametangium

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noun gam·etan·gi·um \ˌga-mə-ˈtan-jē-əm\

Definition of gametangium

plural

gametangia

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  1. :  a cell or organ (as of an alga, fern, or fungus) in which gametes are developed

Origin and Etymology of gametangium

borrowed from German, from Gamet gamete + New Latin -angium “receptacle” (after sporangium) Introduced, together with the word Gamet, by Eduard Strasburger (see note at gamete).


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gametangium

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noun gam·etan·gi·um \ˌgam-ə-ˈtan-jē-əm\

Medical Definition of gametangium

plural

gametangia

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  1. :  a cell or organ in which gametes are developed


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