sporangium

noun spo·ran·gi·um \ spə-ˈran-jē-əm \

Definition of sporangium

plural sporangia play \spə-ˈran-jē-ə\
: a structure within which spores are produced

sporangial

play \spə-ˈran-j(ē-)əl\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of sporangium

New Latin, from spor- + Greek angeion vessel — more at angi-


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sporangium

noun spo·ran·gi·um \ spə-ˈran-jē-əm \

medical Definition of sporangium

plural -gia play \-jē-ə\
: a structure (as of an alga or fungus) within which spores are produced

sporangial

play \-j(ē-)əl\ adjective

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