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spermogonium

or sper路ma路go路ni路um

[ spur-muh-goh-nee-uhm ]
/ 藢sp蓽r m蓹藞go蕣 ni 蓹m /
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noun, plural sper路mo路go路ni路a [spur-muh-goh-nee-uh]. /藢sp蓽r m蓹藞go蕣 ni 蓹/. Botany, Mycology.
one of the cup-shaped or flask-shaped receptacles in which the spermatia of certain fungi and red algae are produced.
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Origin of spermogonium

From New Latin, dating back to 1855鈥60; see origin at spermo-, -gonium
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British Dictionary definitions for spermogonium

spermogonium
/ (藢sp蓽藧m蓹藞伞蓹蕣n瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -nia (-n瑟蓹)
a reproductive body in some fungi and lichens, in which spermatia are formed
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