gynoecium
noun (plural gynoecia) Etymology: New Latin, alteration of Latin gynaeceum women's apartments, from Greek gynaikeion, from gynaik-, gynē Date: 1832 the aggregate of carpels or pistils in a flower

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  • Gynoecium — Gy*n[oe] ci*um (j[i^]*n[=e] s[i^]*[u^]m or sh[i^]*[u^]m), n. [NL., fr. Gr. gynh a woman + o i^kos house.] (Bot.) The pistils of a flower, taken collectively. See Illust. of {Carpophore}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gynoecium — gynoecium. См. гинецей. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • gynoecium — gynoecium. = gynaecium (см.). (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • gynoecium — [ji nē′sē əm, gīnē′sē əm] n. pl. gynoecia [ji nē′sēə, jī nē′sēə] [ModL, altered (after Gr oikos, house) < L gynaeceum < LGr gynaikeion < Gr gynaikeios, feminine < gynē: see GYNO ] the female organ or organs of a flower; pistil or… …   English World dictionary

  • Gynoecium — A gynoecium (from Ancient Greek gyne , woman ) is the female reproductive part of a flower. The male counterpart is called an androecium . A gynoecium is composed of one or more pistils. A pistil may consist of a single free carpel, or be formed… …   Wikipedia

  • gynoecium — vaislapynas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Visi augalo žiedo vaislapėliai, sudarantys piestelę arba piesteles. atitikmenys: angl. gynoecium rus. гинецей …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • gynoecium — /ji nee see euhm, shee , guy , juy /, n., pl. gynoecia / see euh, shee euh/. Bot. the pistil or pistils of a flower; the female parts. Also, gynaeceum, gynecium. [1600 10; < NL, irreg. < Gk gynaikeîon; see GYNAECEUM1] * * * …   Universalium

  • gynoecium — noun The pistils of a flower considered as a group …   Wiktionary

  • gynoecium — [gʌɪ ni:sɪəm, dʒ ] noun (plural gynoecia sɪə) Botany the female part of a flower, consisting of one or more carpels. Origin C19: mod. L., from Gk gunaikeion women s apartments , from gunē, gunaik woman, female + oikos house …   English new terms dictionary

  • gynoecium — gy·noe·ci·um …   English syllables

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