- an organ or body bearing gametes, as in mosses and liverworts.
Origin of gametangium
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- biology an organ or cell in which gametes are produced, esp in algae and fungi
C19: New Latin, from gameto- + Greek angeion vessel
- An organ or a cell in which gametes are produced, such as those of fungi, algae, mosses, and ferns.
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