trichogyne

noun
tricho·​gyne | \ ˈtri-kə-ˌjīn How to pronounce trichogyne (audio) , -ˌgīn \

Definition of trichogyne

: 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

First Known Use of trichogyne

circa 1875, in the meaning defined above

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“Trichogyne.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/trichogyne. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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