sporangiophore

noun

spo·​ran·​gio·​phore spə-ˈran-jē-ə-ˌfȯr How to pronounce sporangiophore (audio)
: a stalk or similar structure bearing sporangia

Word History

First Known Use

1875, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sporangiophore was in 1875

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“Sporangiophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporangiophore. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

sporangiophore

noun
spo·​ran·​gio·​phore spə-ˈran-jē-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, -ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce sporangiophore (audio)
: a stalk or similar structure bearing sporangia

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