gametophore

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ga·me·to·phore

 (gə-mē′tə-fôr′)
n.
A structure, as in liverworts and mosses, on which gametangia are borne.

ga·me′to·phor′ic adj.

gametophore

(ɡəˈmiːtəʊˌfɔː)
n
(Botany) the part of a plant that bears the reproductive organs
gaˌmetoˈphoric adj

ga•me•to•phore

(gəˈmi təˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, ˈgæm ɪ-)

n.
a structure of plants that encloses gametangia.
[1890–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gametophore - a modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
antheridiophore - gametophore bearing antheridia as in certain mosses and liverworts