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 anthēra anther ; see anther . -idium diminutive suff. ( from Greek -idion )