microgametophyte


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mi·cro·ga·me·to·phyte

 (mī′krō-gə-mē′tə-fīt′)
n.
The male gametophyte that arises from a microspore of a heterosporous plant. In seed plants, the microgametophyte is contained in the pollen grain.
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Noun1.microgametophyte - the male gametophyte produced by a microsporemicrogametophyte - the male gametophyte produced by a microspore
gametophyte - the gamete-bearing individual or phase in the life cycle of a plant having alternation of generations
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