microsporangium

noun
mi·​cro·​spo·​ran·​gi·​um | \ ˌmī-krō-spə-ˈran-jē-əm How to pronounce microsporangium (audio) \

Definition of microsporangium

: a sporangium that develops only microspores

Other Words from microsporangium

microsporangiate \ ˌmī-​krō-​spə-​ˈran-​jē-​ət How to pronounce microsporangiate (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of microsporangium

1862, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for microsporangium

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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 25 Nov. 2020.

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