merosporangium

noun mer·o·spo·ran·gi·um

Definition of merosporangium

: one of the cylindrical outgrowths developing from the swollen sporangium tip in various fungi of the order Mucorales and having contents that divide to form a series of sporangiospores like a chain and simulate conidia upon breakdown of the sporangium wall

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Origin and Etymology of merosporangium

New Latin, from mer- + sporangium


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