Cystocarp
Cystocarp Cys"to*carp (s?s"t?-k?rp), n. [Gr. ???? bladder + karpo`s fruit.] (Bot.) A minute vesicle in a red seaweed, which contains the reproductive spores. [1913 Webster]

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  • cystocarp — [sis′tō kärp΄, sis′təkärp΄] n. [ CYSTO + CARP] a fruitlike structure (sporocarp) developed after fertilization in the red algae …   English World dictionary

  • cystocarp — cystocarpic, adj. /sis teuh kahrp /, n. the mass of carpospores formed in red algae as a result of fertilization. [1870 75; CYSTO + CARP] * * * …   Universalium

  • cystocarp — cys·to·carp …   English syllables

  • cystocarp — cys•to•carp [[t]ˈsɪs təˌkɑrp[/t]] n. mcr the mass of carpospores formed in red algae as a result of fertilization • Etymology: 1870–75 cys to•car′pic, adj …   From formal English to slang

  • cystocarp — /ˈsɪstəkap/ (say sistuhkahp) noun the mass of carpospores formed as a result of fertilisation in red algae (Rhodophyta), with or without a special envelope (pericarp) …   Australian English dictionary

  • cystocarp — …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpostome — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌstōm noun ( s) Etymology: carp (I) + stome : the opening in the red algae through which a cystocarp discharges its spores * * * /kahr peuh stohm /, n. the opening in the cystocarp of certain red algae through which the spores are… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cyst- — or cysti or cysto combining form Etymology: French, from Greek kyst , kysto , from kystis bladder < cystitis > ; sac < cystocarp > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Red algae — Taxobox color = #taxobox color|Plantae name = Red algae image width = 240px domain = Eukaryota unranked phylum = Archaeplastida phylum = Rhodophyta phylum authority = Wettstein, 1922 subdivision ranks = Class subdivision = *Rhodophyceae(There… …   Wikipedia

  • carpostome — /kahr peuh stohm /, n. the opening in the cystocarp of certain red algae through which the spores are discharged. [CARPO 1 + STOME] * * * …   Universalium

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