[ spuh-ran-jee-uh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ spəˈræn dʒi əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /

noun Botany, Mycology.

a structure bearing sporangia.


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Words nearby sporangiophore

Origin of sporangiophore

First recorded in 1870–75; sporangi(um) + -o- + -phore
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Scientific definitions for sporangiophore

[ spə-rănjē-ə-fôr′ ]

A stalk or branch that bears sporangia.
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