eusporangiate

adjective

(of ferns) having each sporangium developing from a group of cells, rather than a single cell, and with no specialized dispersal of sporesCompare leptosporangiate

Nearby words

  1. eusebius,
  2. eusebius of caesarea,
  3. euskera,
  4. eusocial,
  5. eusol,
  6. eustace,
  7. eustachian,
  8. eustachian tube,
  9. eustachio,
  10. eustacia

Word Origin for eusporangiate

from New Latin eusporangiātus (unattested), from eu- + sporangium

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Examples from the Web for eusporangiate

  • The bulk of living ferns are leptosporangiate, the eusporangiate class comprising only two living families, viz.