progametangium

[ proh-gam-i-tan-jee-uhm ]
/ ˌproʊ gæm ɪˈtæn dʒi əm /

noun, plural pro·gam·e·tan·gi·a [proh-gam-i-tan-jee-uh]. /ˌproʊ gæm ɪˈtæn dʒi ə/.

Mycology. the hyphal tip of certain fungi that produces the gametangium and subsequent gamete.

Origin of progametangium

From New Latin; see origin at pro-2, gametangium
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