sporangiophore

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

noun Botany, Mycology.

a structure bearing sporangia.

QUIZZES

GEE WHILLIKERS! WAIT TILL YOU SEE THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!

Do you remember all the words from last week, September 21–27, 2020? Then this quiz should be butyraceous.
Question 1 of 7
What does “yare” mean?

Origin of sporangiophore

First recorded in 1870–75; sporangi(um) + -o- + -phore

Words nearby sporangiophore

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Scientific definitions for sporangiophore

sporangiophore
[ spə-rănjē-ə-fôr′ ]

A stalk or branch that bears sporangia.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.