noun, plural ar·che·go·ni·a [ahr-ki-goh-nee-uh] /ˌɑr kɪˈgoʊ ni ə/. Botany.
Origin of archegonium
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Throughout he compares the structure with the pistillum (archegonium) of Bryophyta.
The neck of the archegonium is quite long, but does not project above the surface of the prothallium (Fig. 77, H).Elements of Structural and Systematic Botany
Douglas Houghton Campbell
The young sporogonium is protected by a thick calyptra derived from the tissue of the thallus around the archegonium.
Spermatozoids are formed in the antheridium, and these enter the archegonium and fertilize the germ cell.The Nursery Book
Liberty Hyde Bailey
The female organ (archegonium) and the cell which it produces are practically identical in both cases.How to Know the Ferns
S. Leonard Bastin