browse words by letter
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
antheridium

more about antheridium

antheridium


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Antheridium  \An`ther*id"i*um\,  n.;  pl  {Antheridia}.  [Anther  +  ? 
  (a  Gr  diminutive  ending).]  (Bot.) 
  The  male  reproductive  apparatus  in  the  lower,  consisting  of  a 
  cell  or  other  cavity  in  which  spermatozoids  are  produced;  -- 
  called  also  {spermary}.  --  {An`ther*id"i*al},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  antheridium 
  n  :  the  male  sex  organ  of  spore-producing  plants;  produces 
  antherozoids;  equivalent  to  the  anther  in  flowers 




more about antheridium