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meg·a·spo·ro·phyll

 (mĕg′ə-spôr′ə-fĭl′)
n.
A leaflike structure that bears megasporangia.
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megasporophyll

(ˌmɛɡəˈspɔːrəfɪl)
n
(Botany) a leaf on which the megaspores are formed: corresponds to the carpel of a flowering plant. Compare microsporophyll
[C20: from mega- + sporophyll]
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meg•a•spo•ro•phyll

(ˌmɛg əˈspɔr ə fɪl, -ˈspoʊr-)

n.
a sporophyll producing megasporangia only.
[1895–1900]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.megasporophyll - in non-flowering plants, a sporophyll that bears only megasporangiamegasporophyll - in non-flowering plants, a sporophyll that bears only megasporangia
sporophyl, sporophyll - leaf in ferns and mosses that bears the sporangia
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