Cystocarp definition

sistōkärp, sistəkärp
A fruitlike structure (sporocarp) developed after fertilization in the red algae.
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A minute vesicle in some seaweeds, containing the reproductive spores.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
cystocarp
Plural:
cystocarps

Origin of cystocarp

  • Ancient Greek bladder + fruit.

    From Wiktionary