Related formscryp·to·gam·ic, cryp·tog·a·mous [krip-tog-uh-muh s] /krɪpˈtɒg ə məs/, cryp·to·gam·i·cal, adjectivecryp·tog·a·mist, nouncryp·tog·a·my, noun
Examples from the Web for cryptogam
They mock at wounds who never confronted a foe more tangible than a Baconian cryptogam.The Army Mule and Other War Sketches|Henry A. Castle
The insect which seeks it does not come from a distance; it inhabits the places wherein the cryptogam is found.Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre
This irritation induces abnormal proliferation of epithelium, upon which the spores of the cryptogam then germinate.
The papilla continues to elongate and the cryptogam to increase, until finally it invades nearly the entire length of the papilla.