[mahy-kroh-spaw-ran-jee-uh m, -spoh-]
- a sporangium containing microspores.
Origin of microsporangium
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- the structure in certain spore-bearing plants in which the microspores are formed: corresponds to the pollen sac in seed plantsCompare megasporangium
- A plant structure in which microspores are formed. The pollen-producing male cones of a pine consist of many microsporangia, where the microspores of the pine develop into pollen grains to be dispersed.
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