Spermatia
Spermatium Sper*ma"ti*um, n.; pl. {Spermatia}. [NL.] (Bot.) One of the motionless spermatozoids in the conceptacles of certain fungi. --J. H. Balfour. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sperm — The term sperm is derived from the Greek word (σπέρμα) sperma (meaning seed ) and refers to the male reproductive cells. In the types of sexual reproduction known as anisogamy and oogamy, there is a marked difference in the size of the gametes… …   Wikipedia

  • Basidiomycota — Taxobox name = Basidiomycota image width = 250px image caption = Basidiomycetes from Ernst Haeckel s 1904 Kunstformen der Natur regnum = Fungi subregnum = Dikarya phylum = Basidiomycota phylum authority = R.T. Moore, 1980 [cite journal | author …   Wikipedia

  • spermatize — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌtīz verb ( ed/ ing/ s) Etymology: Greek spermatizein to sow, from spermat + izein ize intransitive verb obsolete : to produce or shed sperm transitive verb : to mingle …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spermatium — Sper*ma ti*um, n.; pl. {Spermatia}. [NL.] (Bot.) One of the motionless spermatozoids in the conceptacles of certain fungi. J. H. Balfour. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spermogonium — Sper mo*go ni*um, n. [NL.; spermo + Gr. ??? offspring.] (Bot.) A conceptacle of certain lichens, which contains spermatia. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spermagonium — noun (plural spermagonia) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1861 a flask shaped or depressed receptacle in which spermatia are produced in some fungi and lichens …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • spermatium — noun (plural spermatia) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek spermation, diminutive of spermat , sperma Date: 1856 a nonmotile male gamete of a red alga; also a nonmotile cell functioning as a male gamete in certain fungi and lichens • spermatial… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sterigma — noun (plural sterigmata; also mas) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek stērigma support, from stērizein to prop; perhaps akin to Greek stereos solid more at stare Date: 1874 one of the slender stalks at the top of the basidium of some fungi from the …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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