noun, plural spo·ran·gi·a [spuh-ran-jee-uh]. /spəˈræn dʒi ə/. Botany, Mycology.
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Origin of sporangium
OTHER WORDS FROM sporangiumspo·ran·gi·al, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for sporangium
Also the large fruiting bodies (sporangia) are easily distinguished.The Fundamentals of Bacteriology|Charles Bradfield Morrey
These cysts are respectively known as sporangia, and asci or thecæ.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
The “fertile” leaves are arranged in cones, and bear spore-cases (sporangia) in their axils, containing spores of one kind only.
In the case of Trichomanes the axis on which the sporangia are inserted often projects beyond the cup in which they are contained.
The pairs of sori are covered with pairs of indusia which, on the maturity of the sporangia, open out opposite to each other.