Carpogonium meaning

kärpə-gōnē-əm
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The flask-shaped female gamete of a red alga, having a trichogyne at one end.
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The female reproductive organ in red algae.
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Origin of carpogonium

  • New Latin from Greek karpogonos bearing fruit karpos fruit carpo– gonos offspring genə- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition