noun, plural an·ther·id·i·a [an-thuh-rid-ee-uh] /ˌæn θəˈrɪd i ə/. Botany, Mycology.
Origin of antheridium
Examples from the Web for antheridia
Historical Examples of antheridia
Antheridia most often on a short branch, globose-oblong or cylindric.
Antheridia immersed in the thallus, covered with dentate scales.
Antheridia large, in the axils of leaves on terminal branches.
Paraphyses, jointed filaments mixed with the antheridia of Mosses.The Elements of Botany
The antheridia are protected by leaves which are often modified in shape.