synergid

noun
syn·​er·​gid | \ sə-ˈnər-jəd How to pronounce synergid (audio) , ˈsi-nər- \

Definition of synergid

: one of two small cells lying near the micropyle of the embryo sac of an angiosperm

First Known Use of synergid

1883, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for synergid

New Latin synergida, from Greek synergos working together

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“Synergid.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/synergid. Accessed 18 Feb. 2020.

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