Androphore
Androphore An"dro*phore ([a^]n"dr[-o]*f[=o]r), n. [Gr. 'anh`r, 'andro`s, man + fe`rein to bear.] 1. (Bot.) A support or column on which stamens are raised. --Gray. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) The part which in some Siphonophora bears the male gonophores. [1913 Webster] ||


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