procarp

noun
pro·​carp | \ ˈprōˌkärp\
plural -s

Definition of procarp

: 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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History and Etymology for procarp

New Latin procarpium, from pro- entry 1 + -carpium

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