reproductive structure


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Noun1.reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproductionreproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
agamete - an asexual reproductive cell
fructification - organs of fruiting (especially the reproductive parts of ferns and mosses)
gleba - fleshy spore-bearing inner mass of e.g. a puffball or stinkhorn
hymenium - spore-bearing layer of cells in certain fungi containing asci or basidia
sporocarp, spore case - specialized leaf branch in certain aquatic ferns that encloses the sori or clusters of sporangia
blossom, flower, bloom - reproductive organ of angiosperm plants especially one having showy or colorful parts
stamen - the male reproductive organ of a flower
anther - the part of the stamen that contains pollen; usually borne on a stalk
pistil - the female ovule-bearing part of a flower composed of ovary and style and stigma
style - (botany) the narrow elongated part of the pistil between the ovary and the stigma
stigma - the apical end of the style where deposited pollen enters the pistil
ovary - the organ that bears the ovules of a flower
ovule - a small body that contains the female germ cell of a plant; develops into a seed after fertilization
placenta - that part of the ovary of a flowering plant where the ovules form
placentation - arrangement of the ovules in the placenta and of the placentas in the ovary
episperm, seed coat, testa - protective outer layer of seeds of flowering plants
endosperm - nutritive tissue surrounding the embryo within seeds of flowering plants
gemma - small asexual reproductive structure in e.g. liverworts and mosses that detaches from the parent and develops into a new individual
strobile, strobilus, cone - cone-shaped mass of ovule- or spore-bearing scales or bracts
basidium - a small club-shaped structure typically bearing four basidiospores at the ends of minute projections; unique to basidiomycetes
plant organ - a functional and structural unit of a plant or fungus
antheridium - the male sex organ of spore-producing plants; produces antherozoids; equivalent to the anther in flowers
sporangium, spore case, spore sac - organ containing or producing spores
ascus - saclike structure in which ascospores are formed through sexual reproduction of ascomycetes
sporophore - a spore-bearing branch or organ: the part of the thallus of a sporophyte that develops spores; in ferns and mosses and liverworts is practically equivalent to the sporophyte
gametangium - cell or organ in which gametes develop
gametoecium - gametangia and surrounding bracts
gametophore - a modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts
sorus - cluster of sporangia usually on underside of a fern frond
sorus - a spore-producing structure in certain lichens and fungi
fruit - the ripened reproductive body of a seed plant
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The bacteria spread across the prostate gland & other reproductive structure which may result in decreased sperm count & motility.
This result indicates that the visualization of the reproductive structure may influence the boll weevil's choice of a plant to visit, suggesting a possible feeding choice,
sorus A reproductive structure in certain amoebas, fungi and lichens.
The reproductive structure of Agaricus bisporus is the mushroom - the tissue that matures, drops spores and perpetuates the species.
To test the effect of the size of rosettes on the reproductive structure and stolons production, we performed a simple linear regression of biomass of reproductive structures (RS), and biomass of stolons as a function of the length of leaves per rosette.
The clitellum is a reproductive structure characteristic of the oligochaetes, that matures as a secondary sexual gland (Ruppert & Barnes, 1996).
holci fungus infects the seedhead, turning its reproductive structure into a crumbly, black mass.
Objective: Flowering plants (angiosperms) protect their female reproductive structure, the ovule, within a carpel.
Stage of development for each marked reproductive structure was recorded every other day for one reproductive season.
Organogenesis of the female reproductive structure of Myrica pensylvanica.

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