stomium

noun sto·mi·um \ˈstōmēəm\

Definition of stomium

plural

stomia

\-ēə\ also

stomiums

  1. 1 :  the thin-walled cells of the annulus marking the line or region of dehiscence of a fern sporangium

  2. 2 :  the opening in an anther usually between lip cells through which dehiscence occurs

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Origin and Etymology of stomium

New Latin, from Greek stomion mouth


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