Carpophore definition

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A slender stalk that supports each half of a dehisced fruit in many members of the parsley family.
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Any fruiting body or fruiting structure of a fungus.
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The lengthened receptacle to which the carpels are attached.
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A fleshy, spore-producing body of basidiomycetes and ascomycetes. In common usage, the term mushroom is applied to carpophores that have a distinctive stipe and cap.
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A slender stalk that supports each half of a dehisced fruit in many members of the parsley family.
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(botany) A thin stalk that raises the pistil above the stamens in some plants.
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(mycology) The stem of the fruiting body in higher fungi.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
carpophore
Plural:
carpophores