synergid
noun Etymology: New Latin synergida, from Greek synergos working together Date: 1898 one of two small cells lying near the micropyle of the embryo sac of an angiosperm

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  • Ovule — This article is about the plant structure. For animal ovules, see ovum. Micropyle and Ovular redirect here. For the structure in animals, see Micropyle (zoology). For the shape, see oval. Location of ovules inside a Helleborus foetidus flower… …   Wikipedia

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