microsporangium


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mi·cro·spo·ran·gi·um

 (mī′krō-spə-răn′jē-əm)
n. pl. mi·cro·spo·ran·gi·a (-jē-ə)
A structure in which microspores are formed.

mi′cro·spo·ran′gi·ate (-jē-ĭt) adj.
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microsporangium

(ˌmaɪkrəʊspɔːˈrændʒɪəm)
n, pl -gia (-dʒɪə)
(Botany) the structure in certain spore-bearing plants in which the microspores are formed: corresponds to the pollen sac in seed plants. Compare megasporangium
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mi•cro•spo•ran•gi•um

(ˌmaɪ kroʊ spɔˈræn dʒi əm, -spoʊ-)

n., pl. -gi•a (-dʒi ə)
a sporangium containing microspores.
[1880–85]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.microsporangium - a plant structure that produces microsporesmicrosporangium - a plant structure that produces microspores
sporangium, spore case, spore sac - organ containing or producing spores
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Comparative microsporangium development in male-fertile and male-sterile flowers of Consolea (Cactaceae): when and how does pollen abortion occur?
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