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A structure, as in liverworts and mosses, on which gametangia are borne.
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(Botany) the part of a plant that bears the reproductive organs
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ga•me•to•phore(gəˈmi təˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr, ˈgæm ɪ-)
a structure of plants that encloses gametangia.
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|Noun||1.||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
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