procarp

noun pro·carp \ ˈprōˌkärp \

Definition of procarp

plural -s
: a specialized female reproductive branch that is found in many red algae and that consists of carpogonium and trichogyne and usually also auxiliary cells — compare archicarp , carpospore, gonimoblast

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Origin and Etymology of procarp

New Latin procarpium, from 1pro- + -carpium


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