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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.

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

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.

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.

sporangium

A structure in which spores are produced and stored.
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
Translations
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19) and Annularia acuminata, a species that Dawson refigured in 1871 as Sporangites acuminata and comprises sporangial clusters.
The palynofacies analysis of the Nammal and Zaluch Gorge sections suggests heterolithic proximal oxic shelfal depositional settings for the Tredian Formation, however the presence of amorphous marine organic matter, sporangial mass and absence of woody matrix in the Zaluch Gorge section, suggests marine incursion and therefore relatively deeper settings as compared to the Nammal Gorge section.
seeberi sporangia and endospores are larger than Coccidioides spherules, and its inner sporangial wall stains with mucicarmine stain.
Bordeaux mixture (1%), Blitox and Metalaxyl MZ which were found effective in inhibiting the growth and sporangial formation of P capsici and P.
Sporangial responses do not reflect microbial suppression of Phytophthora drechsleri in composted eucalyptus bark mix.
Sporangial suspensions were filtered through a double layer of cheese cloth for removing mycelia fragments and concentrations were fixed by haemocyto- meter to 60000 sporangia/mL.
The classification and identification were based on the following sporangial morphological characteristics by Griffith and Jones (1997).
The majority of pteridophytes are shown to have an amoeboid tapetum (Parkinson & Pacini, 1995), however, many homosporous ferns have globular bodies in their sporangial locules that were considered to be homologous to orbicules in spermatophytes (Lugardon, 1981).
We suggest that other sporangial cells, more basally positioned, over time will give rise to additional gametophytic filaments.
According to Mehltreter (2008), the production of larger fertile leaves could be too costly, causing a decreased rate of sporangial development in dimorphic species.