in flowerless and seedless plants (cryptogams), the organ in which the male sex cells are developed
Origin of antheridiumModern Latin ; from anthera (see anther) + Classical Greek diminutive suffix -idion
A sperm-producing organ occurring in seedless plants, fungi, and algae.
Origin of antheridiumNew Latin : anth&emacron;ra, anther; see anther + -idium, diminutive suff. (from Greek -idion).