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Origin of micropyle
OTHER WORDS FROM micropylemi·cro·py·lar, adjective
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If I have time I will have another look at pollen-tubes, as, from what you say, they ought to find their way to the micropyle.More Letters of Charles Darwin Volume II|Charles Darwin
The embryo e, with its suspensor, is contained in the sac, the radicle pointing to the micropyle m.
The base of the nucellus is indicated by the chalaza ch, while the apex is at the micropyle m.
Hence, by ascertaining the position of the micropyle and chalaza, the two extremities of the embryo can in general be discovered.
It has been already stated that the radicle of the embryo is directed to the micropyle, and the cotyledons to the chalaza.