noun, plural ar·che·go·ni·a [ahr-ki-goh-nee-uh]. /ˌɑr kɪˈgoʊ ni ə/. Botany.
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Origin of archegonium
OTHER WORDS FROM archegoniumar·che·go·ni·al, ar·che·go·ni·ate [ahr-ki-goh-nee-it, -eyt], /ˌɑr kɪˈgoʊ ni ɪt, -ˌeɪt/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for archegonium
A single archegonium—later capsule—is found in each of the half-dozen involucres.
Throughout he compares the structure with the pistillum (archegonium) of Bryophyta.
The fertilized nucleus or germ-cell of the archegonium in Cryptogams, from which the new plant is directly developed.
The female organ (archegonium) and the cell which it produces are practically identical in both cases.How to Know the Ferns|S. Leonard Bastin
Spermatozoids are formed in the antheridium, and these enter the archegonium and fertilize the germ cell.The Nursery Book|Liberty Hyde Bailey