Definition of Archegonia

1. Noun. (plural of archegonium) ¹

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Definition of Archegonia

1. archegonium [n] - See also: archegonium

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archegonia

archducal
archduchess
archduchesses
archduchies
archduchy
archduke
archdukedom
archdukedoms
archdukes
archeal
archebacterium
archebiosis
arched
arched crest
arched root
archegonia (current term)
archegonial
archegoniate
archegoniates
archegonium
archegony
archei
archelogical
archencephala
archencephalon
archencephalons
archenemies
archenemy
archentera
archenteric

Literary usage of Archegonia

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1. On the Germination, Development, and Fructification of the Higher by Wilhelm Hofmeister, Frederick Currey (1862)
"During the development of the first archegonia a thin lamella of cellular tissue grows out of the upper surface of the flat stem, from the point of ..."

2. An Introduction to Structural Botany by Dukinfield Henry Scott (1904)
"The archegonia The first archegonia arise on the cushion-like part of the prothallus; as fresh lobes go on forming, additional archegonia are developed at ..."

3. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"In the latter case the antheridia and archegonia are found on different individual ... The archegonia stand on the under side of a similar receptacle. ..."

4. The microscope and its revelations by William Benjamin Carpenter (1856)
"This nwe is BO elastic, that, when the surrounding pressure is withdrawn by the bursting of the sporangium, the spires extend Fio. 131. archegonia of ..."

5. The Study of the Biology of Ferns by the Collodion Method: For Advanced and by George Francis Atkinson (1894)
"The archegonia are flask-shaped organs, possessing a broad venter, which is sunk in the tissue of the ..."

6. Handbook of Practical Botany for the Botanical Laboratory and Private Student by Eduard Strasburger, William Hillhouse (1900)
"embryo in the fertilised archegonia. The venter of the arche- gonium has swollen, ... There still remains one thing—to see the archegonia in section. ..."

7. Gray's New Manual of Botany: A Handbook of the Flowering Plants and Ferns of by Asa ( Gray, Merritt Lyndon Fernald, Benjamin Lincoln Robinson (1908)
"Ç Bearing pistils or archegonia but neither stamens nor antheridia. Of indefinite number, usually many . x crossed with, the sign of a hybrid. ..."

8. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1904)
"... beak to- the embryo sac, the necks of the archegonia projecting into the pollen chamber and coming immediately in contact with the pollen grains.—lí. ..."

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