[ an-ther-uh-zoh-id, an-ther-uh-zoid ]
/ ˌæn θər əˈzoʊ ɪd, ˈæn θər əˌzɔɪd /
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noun Botany, Mycology.
the motile male gamete produced in an antheridium.
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How to use antherozoid in a sentence
The product of the union of an antherozoid and an oosphere is termed an oospore.
British Dictionary definitions for antherozoid
/ (ˌænθərəˈzəʊɪd, -ˈzɔɪd) /
one of many small male gametes produced in an antheridium
Word Origin for antherozoid
C19: see anther, zo (o) id
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Scientific definitions for antherozoid
[ ăn′thər-ə-zō′ĭd ]
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