1878, in the meaning defined above
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gametangium. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.
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