Basigynium
Basigynium Ba`si*gyn"i*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ba`sis base + gynh` woman.] (Bot.) The pedicel on which the ovary of certain flowers, as the passion flower, is seated; a carpophore or thecaphore. [1913 Webster]

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  • Podogynium — Pod o*gyn i*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. poy s, podo s, foot + gynh woman.] (Bot.) Same as {Basigynium} [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Thecaphore — The ca*phore, n. [Theca + Gr. fe rein to bear: cf. F. th[ e]caphore.] (Bot.) (a) A surface or organ bearing a theca, or covered with thec[ae]. (b) See {Basigynium}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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