Bot. a sac opening outward and containing reproductive cells, found in some brown algae
Origin of conceptacleClassical Latin conceptaculum, receptacle from past participle of concipere: see conceive
One of many specialized hollow chambers containing reproductive structures that appear as dark, dotlike bodies on the surface of receptacles in certain algae and fungi.
Origin of conceptacleLatin conceptāculum receptacle from conceptus past participle of concipere to conceive ; see conceive .