Carpophore
Carpophore Car"po*phore, n. [Gr. karpo`s fruit + fe`rein to bear.] (Bot.) A slender prolongation of the receptacle as an axis between the carpels, as in Geranium and many umbelliferous plants. [1913 Webster]

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  • carpophore — ● carpophore nom masculin Partie visible, non souterraine, des champignons à basides, généralement constituée d un pied et d un chapeau et portant des spores à la face inférieure du chapeau. (C est cette partie que l on nomme usuellement… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • carpophore — [kär′pō fôr΄, kär′pəfôr΄] n. [ CARPO + PHORE] Bot. 1. the lengthened receptacle to which the carpels are attached 2. any fruiting body or fruiting structure of a fungus …   English World dictionary

  • Carpophore — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. En mycologie, carpophore est un ancien synonyme de sporophore. Carpophore est un des Quatre Saints couronnés d Albano († vers 305). Catégories :… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • carpophore — /kahr peuh fawr , fohr /, n. Bot. 1. a slender prolongation of the floral axis, bearing the carpels of some compound fruits, as in many plants of the parsley family. 2. Mycol. the fruiting body of the higher fungi. [1865 70; CARPO 1 + PHORE] * *… …   Universalium

  • carpophore — noun A thin stalk that raises the pistil above the stamens in some Umbelliferae …   Wiktionary

  • carpophore — (kar po fo r ) s. m. Terme de botanique. L organe qui, sur le fruit mûr, représente le gynophore dans l ovaire. ÉTYMOLOGIE    En grec : fruit et qui porte …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • carpophore — [ kα:pə(ʊ)fɔ:] noun Botany 1》 (in a flower) an elongated axis that raises the stem of the pistil above the stamens. 2》 (in a fungus) the stem of the fruiting body. Origin C19: from Gk karpos fruit + phore …   English new terms dictionary

  • carpophore — car·po·phore …   English syllables

  • carpophore — car•po•phore [[t]ˈkɑr pəˌfɔr, ˌfoʊr[/t]] n. 1) bot a prolongation of the floral axis that bears the carpels, as in plants of the parsley family 2) fng the fruiting body of the higher fungi • Etymology: 1865–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • carpophore — /ˈkapəfɔ/ (say kahpuhfaw) noun 1. a slender prolongation of the floral axis, bearing the carpels of some compound fruits, as in the geranium and in many umbelliferous plants. 2. the fruit body of the higher fungi. {carpo + phore} …   Australian English dictionary

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