Definition of Androecium

1. Noun. A male gametoecium.

Generic synonyms: Gametoecium



Definition of Androecium

1. Noun. (botany) The set of a flower's stamens. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Androecium

1. [n -CIA]

Medical Definition of Androecium

1. The stamens of one flower collectively. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Androecium

andragogy
andranatomy
andremeyerite
andrena
andrenid
andrenosterone
andro-
androcentric
androcentrism
androcracy
androecia
androecium (current term)
androgen-binding proteins
androgen-dependent secretory protease
androgen antagonists
androgen binding protein
androgen resistance syndromes
androgen unit
androgenemia
androgeneses
androgenesis
androgenetic
androgenic
androgenic alopecia

Literary usage of Androecium

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1. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club by Torrey Botanical Club (1899)
"androecium, X I2- 12. $ bract, X 23- 13. Antheridia, X 23- 14. Bracteole, X 23- 15. Second (next to the inmost) bracteole from another plant, X 23- 16. ..."

2. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1885)
"Some Notes on the Movements of the androecium in Sunflowers," by Dr. Asa Gray. " Observations on Cinna, with Description of a New Species," by F. Lamson ..."

3. Flora of Pennsylvania by Thomas Conrad Porter, John Kunkel Small (1903)
"Flowers regular, except for the 2 small outer sepals : androecium of many stamens, ... Flowers irregular : androecium of 5 stamens : ovules anatropous. Fam. ..."

4. Strasburger's Text-book of Botany by Eduard Strasburger, Hans Fitting (1921)
"If, however, the end of the axis is expanded into a flat or cup-shaped receptacle (hypanthium), an interval thus separating the androecium and ..."

5. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1895)
"In most Monocotyledons the five whorls belong, one to the calyx, one to the corolla, two to the androecium, and one to the ..."

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