plural synangia
: the peripheral part of an arterial trunk from which the branches arise in a lower vertebrate compare pylangium
: a sorus (as in ferns of the family Marattiaceae) made up of sporangia variously united or cohered into a compound structure

Word History


New Latin, from syn- + -angium

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“Synangium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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