Conceptacle meaning

kən-sĕp'tə-kəl
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.
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A sac opening outward and containing reproductive cells, found in some brown algae.
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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.
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(phycology) A cavity in some marine algae that contains the reproductive organs.
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Origin of conceptacle

  • Latin conceptāculum receptacle from conceptus past participle of concipere to conceive conceive
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition