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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.
The expectation here was that pure males would invest significantly more into androecial tissue than inconstant males.