[ spur-muh-goh-nee-uh m ]
/ ˌspɜr məˈgoʊ ni əm /
noun, plural sper·mo·go·ni·a [spur-muh-goh-nee-uh] /ˌspɜr məˈgoʊ ni ə/. 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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British Dictionary definitions for spermogonium
/ (ˌspɜːməˈɡəʊnɪəm) /
noun plural -nia (-nɪə)
a reproductive body in some fungi and lichens, in which spermatia are formed
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