Archegonial
Archegonial Ar`che*go"ni*al, a. Relating to the archegonium.

Syn: archegoniate, archegonical. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • archegonial — adjective see archegonium …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archegonial — See archegonium. * * * …   Universalium

  • archegonial — adj. of the female reproductive organ in ferns and moss (Botany) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • archegonial — ar·che·go·ni·al …   English syllables

  • archegonial — adjective of or relating to an archegonium • Syn: ↑archegoniate • Pertains to noun: ↑archegonium (for: ↑archegoniate), ↑archegonium • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • archegonial neck —   Narrow, terminal part of an archegonium through which sperm enter during the process of fertilization …   Expanded glossary of Cycad terms

  • archegonial chamber — noun : a cavity above the archegonium in the female gametophyte of some gymnosperms (as ginkgo and the cycads) …   Useful english dictionary

  • archegonium — archegonial, archegoniate /ahr ki goh nee it, ayt /, adj. /ahr ki goh nee euhm/, n., pl. archegonia / nee euh/. Bot. the female reproductive organ in ferns, mosses, etc. [1850 55; < NL, equiv. to archegon ( < Gk archégonos first of a race; see… …   Universalium

  • cycadophyte — ▪ plant Introduction       any member of a diverse collection of mostly extinct primitive gymnospermous plants. They probably had their origins among the progymnosperms of the Devonian Period (416 to 359 million years ago), possibly among a… …   Universalium

  • archegoniate — adjective of or relating to an archegonium • Syn: ↑archegonial • Pertains to noun: ↑archegonium, ↑archegonium (for: ↑archegonial) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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