carpogonial
adjective see carpogonium

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • carpogonial — car·po·go·ni·al …   English syllables

  • carpogonial — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|gōnēəl adjective Etymology: New Latin carpogonium + English al : of or relating to a carpogonium …   Useful english dictionary

  • carpogonium — carpogonial, adj. /kahr peuh goh nee euhm/, n., pl. carpogonia / nee euh/. the one celled female sex organ of some red algae, that, when fertilized, gives rise to the carpospores. [1880 85; CARPO 1 + GONIUM] * * * …   Universalium

  • RHODOPHYCÉES — Les Rhodophycées ou Algues rouges sont en majorité des algues marines. On en connaît plus de 4 000 espèces, réparties dans 600 genres environ. Seule classe de l’embranchement des Rhodophytes, elles comprennent deux sous classes assez différentes… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • carpogonium — noun (plural carpogonia) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1882 the egg bearing portion of the female reproductive organ in some thallophytes (as red algae) • carpogonial adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Atractophora hypnoides — Taxobox color = lightgreen name = Audouinella image width = 240px domain= Eukaryota phylum = Rhodophyta classis = Florideophyceae ordo = Acrochaetiales familia = Acrochaetiaceae ordo = Bonnemaisoniales familia = Naccariaceae genus = Atractophora… …   Wikipedia

  • algae — algal, adj. /al jee/, n.pl., sing. alga / geuh/. any of numerous groups of chlorophyll containing, mainly aquatic eukaryotic organisms ranging from microscopic single celled forms to multicellular forms 100 ft. (30 m) or more long, distinguished… …   Universalium

  • carpogonium — /kapəˈgoʊniəm/ (say kahpuh gohneeuhm) noun (plural carpogonia /kapəˈgoʊniə/ (say kahpuh gohneeuh)) the one celled female sex organ of the red algae (division Rhodophyta) which, when fertilised, gives rise to the carpospores. {New Latin; see carpo …   Australian English dictionary

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