sporangiophore

noun spo·ran·gio·phore \ spə-ˈran-jē-ə-ˌfȯr \

Definition of sporangiophore

: a stalk or similar structure bearing sporangia

First Known Use of sporangiophore

1875

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sporangiophore

noun spo·ran·gio·phore \ spə-ˈran-jē-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌfȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of sporangiophore

: a stalk or similar structure bearing sporangia

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