Plurilocular sporangia
Plurilocular Plu`ri*loc"u*lar, a. [Pluri- + locular.] Having several cells or loculi; specifically (Bot.), having several divisions containing seeds; as, the lemon and the orange are plurilocular fruits. [1913 Webster]

{Plurilocular sporangia} (Bot.), many-celled sporangia, each cell containing a single spore, as in many alg[ae]. [1913 Webster]


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  • Plurilocular — Plu ri*loc u*lar, a. [Pluri + locular.] Having several cells or loculi; specifically (Bot.), having several divisions containing seeds; as, the lemon and the orange are plurilocular fruits. [1913 Webster] {Plurilocular sporangia} (Bot.), many… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • plethysmothallus — pləˌthizməˈthaləs, ism noun Etymology: New Latin, from Greek plēthysmos multiplication + New Latin thallus : a dwarf filamentous thallus occurring in the life cycle of various brown algae and bearing at what appears to be a juvenile stage either… …   Useful english dictionary

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