trichogyne

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noun tricho·gyne \-ˌjīn, -ˌgīn\

Definition of trichogyne

  1. :  a slender terminal prolongation of the ascogonium of a fungus that may serve as a fertilization tube; also :  a similar reproductive structure in a red alga

Origin and Etymology of trichogyne

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1875


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