spermocarp

noun sper·mo·carp

Definition of spermocarp

plural

-s

  1. :  the oogonium together with the ensheathing cells that develop from underlying cells of the parent thallus after fertilization in various algae (such as those of the genera Chara and Coleochaete)

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Origin and Etymology of spermocarp

sperm- + -carp


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