spermatocyst

noun
sper·​mato·​cyst | \ (ˌ)spərˈmatəˌsist, ˈspərmət- \

Definition of spermatocyst

2 : a unicellular antheridium in an alga and fungus — compare spermatangium

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Other Words from spermatocyst

spermatocystic \ (ˌ)spər¦matə¦sistik , ¦spərmət-​ \ adjective

History and Etymology for spermatocyst

spermat- + -cyst

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“Spermatocyst.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spermatocyst. Accessed 11 Aug. 2022.

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