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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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As in the remaining members of the Sicyeae, Cyclanthera shows a central androecial column, nectaries derived from secretory trichomes on the hypanthium (see Vogel, 1981), and 4-6-zonocolporate pollen (cf.
On the basis of a study of Paracelsus's remains, we learn, "forensic specialists suggest that Paracelsus was either a genetic male afflicted with pseudohermaphroditism or a genetic female suffering from androecial syndrome" (197).
Floral morphology, phases, rewards, attractants, visitors, pollen, reproductive system, P/O ratio, OCI and ISI indexes of enantiostylous Senna corymbosa were analyzed for morphological androecial differentiation and possible related functional differences between stamens groups.