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spo·ran·gi·um

 (spə-răn′jē-əm)
n. pl. spo·ran·gi·a (-jē-ə)
A single-celled or many-celled structure in which spores are produced, especially in fungi, algae, mosses, and ferns. Also called spore case.

[New Latin sporangīum : spor(o)- + Greek angeion, vessel; see angio-.]

spo·ran′gi·al (-jē-əl) adj.
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sporangium

(spəˈrændʒɪəm)
n, pl -gia (-dʒɪə)
(Biology) any organ, esp in fungi, in which asexual spores are produced
[C19: from New Latin, from sporo- + Greek angeion receptacle]
spoˈrangial adj
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spo•ran•gi•um

(spəˈræn dʒi əm)

n., pl. -gi•a (-dʒi ə)
the case or sac in which spores are produced.
[1815–25; < New Latin, =spor- spor- + Greek angeîon vessel]
spo•ran′gi•al, adj.
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spo·ran·gi·um

(spə-răn′jē-əm)
Plural sporangia
A plant cell or structure in which spores are produced. Ferns, fungi, mosses, and algae release spores from sporangia.
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sporangium

A structure in which spores are produced and stored.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sporangium - organ containing or producing sporessporangium - organ containing or producing spores
reproductive structure - the parts of a plant involved in its reproduction
macrosporangium, megasporangium - a plant structure that produces megaspores
microsporangium - a plant structure that produces microspores
eusporangium - a sporangium that arises from a group of epidermal cells
leptosporangium - a sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell; characteristic of the Filicales or of almost all modern ferns
tetrasporangium - a sporangium containing four asexual spores
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Sporangia are 29-36 x 19-22 um and are ellipsoid to lemon shaped with a small pedicel.
In Brazil, this pathogen is spread from sporangia that are carried by rain splash and wind and survive from season to season through potato or tomato plants that persist in the field since the pathogen does not have a saprophytic stage in the soil (ZAMBOLIM & DUARTE, 2012).
The test depends on Phytophthora sporangia being present in the plant root systems or potting media and releasing zoospores during the test period.
Histologically, the organism is found in three different forms within infected tissue foci: sporangia containing mature and immature endospores and thalli (Smolowitz et al.
Morphologically, Rhinosporidium seeberi has a mature stage that consists of large, thick-walled spherical structures called 'sporangia' containing smaller 'sporangiospores.' First case of rhinosporidiosis was reported by O'Kinealy in 1903 in India.
Fertile pinnae were kept in paper bags envelopes and dried for eight days at room temperature to favor sporangia opening and subsequent spore liberation.
(2011) also reported fungistatic activity of garlic extract and vegetable oil in the control of grapevine downy mildew and germination of sporangia of P.
Cells (0.66 x 3.0 mm) are Gram-positive, motile, and spore formers (of swollen sporangia).
capsici, according to the following morphological features: caduceus sporangia with papillae and pedicels longer than 20 pm, formed in sporangiophores in simple sympodia.
The sporangia of three problematic species of Polypodium.