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an·droe·ci·um

 (ăn-drē′shē-əm, -shəm)
n. pl. an·droe·ci·a (-shē-ə, -shə)
The stamens of a flower considered as a group.

[New Latin : andr(o)- + Greek oikion, diminutive of oikos, house; see weik- in Indo-European roots.]

an·droe′cial (-shəl) adj.

androecium

(ænˈdriːsɪəm)
n, pl -cia (-sɪə)
(Botany) the stamens of a flowering plant collectively
[C19: from New Latin, from andro- + Greek oikion a little house]
anˈdroecial adj

an•droe•ci•um

(ænˈdri ʃi əm)

n., pl. -ci•a (-ʃi ə)
the stamens of a flower collectively.
[1830–40; < New Latin < Greek andr- andr- + oikíon, diminutive of oîkos house]
an•droe′cial (-ʃəl) adj.
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Noun1.androecium - a male gametoeciumandroecium - a male gametoecium      
gametoecium - gametangia and surrounding bracts
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Androecia on short-specialized branches, male bracteoles reduced Cheilolejeunea (sect.
queenslandiae, and other authors have described features considered common in the genus such as white or red latex, nonarticulated laticifers, extrafloral nectaries, liana habit with tendril-like climbing stems, mushroom-shaped androecia, and large fruits (Rudall, 1994a, b; Gillespie, 1997; Gillespie and Ambruster, 1997).
In androecia, the anther and filament constitute the stamen, with pollen emerging from the anthers.