noun sus·pen·sor \sə-ˈspen(t)-sər\

Definition of suspensor

  1. :  a suspending part or structure: such asa :  a group or chain of cells that is produced from the zygote of a seed plant and serves to push the developing embryo into the endospermb :  either of a pair of gametangia-bearing hyphal outgrowths in fungi (order Mucorales) that extend from two sexually compatible hyphae and support the resulting zygospore

Origin and Etymology of suspensor

New Latin, from Latin suspendere

First Known Use: 1832

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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