pollen grain
noun Date: 1835 one of the granular microspores that occur in pollen and give rise to the male gametophyte of a seed plant

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  • Pollen grain — Pollen Pol len, n. [L. pollen fine flour, fine dust; cf. Gr. ?] 1. Fine bran or flour. [Obs.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The fecundating dustlike cells of the anthers of flowers. See {Flower}, and Illust. of {Filament}. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pollen grain — pollen grain. См. пыльцевое зерно. (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.

  • pollen grain — žiedadulkė statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Sėklinių augalų vyriškasis gametofitas. atitikmenys: angl. pollen grain rus. пыльцевое зерно …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • pollen grain — pol′len grain n. bot a single granule of pollen • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • pollen grain — a single granule of pollen. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • pollen grain — noun A single male reproductive particle of which the pollen of a plant consists. Syn: microgametophyte …   Wiktionary

  • pollen grain — The mature microspore, produced in the pollen sac of angiosperms or the microsporangium of gymnosperms. Unicellular, with variable shape and size, and an elaborately structured wall …   Glossary of Biotechnology

  • pollen grain — noun : one of the microsporic grains of which pollen is made up …   Useful english dictionary

  • grain — [ grɛ̃ ] n. m. • v. 1160; lat. granum → graine I ♦ 1 ♦ Fruit comestible des graminées. Le grain des céréales est un caryopse. Grain de blé, de maïs, de mil, de riz, d orge. Ôter les grains d un épi. ⇒ égrener. Menuis. GRAIN D ORGE. Assemblage à… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Pollen — Pol len, n. [L. pollen fine flour, fine dust; cf. Gr. ?] 1. Fine bran or flour. [Obs.] Bailey. [1913 Webster] 2. (Bot.) The fecundating dustlike cells of the anthers of flowers. See {Flower}, and Illust. of {Filament}. [1913 Webster] {Pollen… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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