mi·​cro·​spo·​ran·​gi·​um ˌmī-krō-spə-ˈran-jē-əm How to pronounce microsporangium (audio)
: a sporangium that develops only microspores
microsporangiate adjective

Word History


New Latin

First Known Use

1862, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of microsporangium was in 1862

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“Microsporangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microsporangium. Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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