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1. Botany A usually multicellular filamentous structure in seed plants and some pteridophytes that develops from the zygote and serves to transport nutrients to the embryo. It degenerates later in embryogenesis.
2. An athletic supporter.
[New Latin suspēnsor, one that suspends, from Latin suspēnsus, past participle of suspendere, to suspend; see suspend.]
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1. (Anatomy) another name for suspensory1
2. (Botany) botany (in a seed) a row of cells attached to the embryo plant, by means of which it is pushed into the endosperm
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2. a structure in seed-bearing plants that bears the embryo and carries it to a food source by elongation.
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|Noun||1.||suspensor - a support for the genitals worn by men engaging in strenuous exercise|
man's clothing - clothing that is designed for men to wear
protective garment - clothing that is intended to protect the wearer from injury
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