[ oh-uh-fahyt ]
/ ˈoʊ əˌfaɪt /
the gametophyte of a moss, fern, or liverwort, resulting from the development of a fertilized egg.
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OTHER WORDS FROM oophyteo·o·phyt·ic [oh-uh-fit-ik], /ˌoʊ əˈfɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oophyte
/ (ˈəʊəˌfaɪt) /
the gametophyte in mosses, liverworts, and ferns
Derived forms of oophyteoophytic (ˌəʊəˈfɪtɪk), adjective
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