- a motile male gamete produced in an antheridium.
Origin of spermatozoid
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- botany another name for antherozoid
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- A male reproductive cell produced in an antheridium, as in algae, fungi, and nonflowering plants. Each spermatozoid has cilia that propel it toward the archegonium. Also called antherozoid
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