microsporophyll

noun
mi·​cro·​spo·​ro·​phyll | \ ˌmī-krə-ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfil How to pronounce microsporophyll (audio) \

Definition of microsporophyll

: a sporophyll that develops only microsporangia

First Known Use of microsporophyll

1888, in the meaning defined above

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“Microsporophyll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/microsporophyll. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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