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sporangiophore

[ spuh-ran-jee-uh-fawr, -fohr ]
/ spəˈræn dʒi əˌfɔr, -ˌfoʊr /
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noun Botany, Mycology.
a structure bearing sporangia.
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Origin of sporangiophore

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

Words nearby sporangiophore

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Scientific definitions for sporangiophore

sporangiophore
[ spə-rănjē-ə-fôr′ ]

A stalk or branch that bears sporangia.
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