gametophore
gametophore gametophore n. (Biol.) A modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • gametophore — [gə mēt′ə fôr΄] n. that part of a plant bearing the organs that produce gametes gametophoric adj …   English World dictionary

  • gametophore — gametoforas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Speciali gametofito dalis, kurioje susidaro gametangės. atitikmenys: angl. gametophore rus. гаметофор …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • gametophore — noun Date: 1895 a modified branch (as of a moss) bearing gametangia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gametophore — gametophoric /geuh mee teuh fawr ik, for , gam i /, adj. /geuh mee teuh fawr , fohr , gam i /, n. Bot. a part or structure bearing gametangia. [1890 95; GAMETO + PHORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • gametophore — noun in ferns, the bearer of sex organs …   Wiktionary

  • gametophore — ga·me·to·phore …   English syllables

  • gametophore — ga•me•to•phore [[t]gəˈmi təˌfɔr, ˌfoʊr, ˈgæm ɪ [/t]] n. bot a structure of plants that encloses gametangia • Etymology: 1890–95 …   From formal English to slang

  • gametophore — /gəˈmitoʊfɔ/ (say guh meetohfaw) noun a plant part or structure producing gametes …   Australian English dictionary

  • gametophore — noun a modified branch bearing gametangia as in the thalloid liverworts • Hypernyms: ↑reproductive structure • Hyponyms: ↑antheridiophore * * * gametophoric /geuh mee teuh fawr ik, for , gam i /, adj. /geuh mee teuh fawr , fohr , gam i /, n. Bot …   Useful english dictionary

  • bryophyte — bryophytic /bruy euh fit ik/, adj. /bruy euh fuyt /, n. Bot. any of the Bryophyta, a phylum of nonvascular plants comprising the true mosses and liverworts. [1875 80; < NL Bryophyta name of the group; see BRYO , PHYTE] * * * Any of the green,… …   Universalium

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