Definition of Sporangiophore

1. Noun. Stalk bearing one or more sporangia.

Generic synonyms: Stalk, Stem



Definition of Sporangiophore

1. n. The axis or receptacle in certain ferns (as Trichomanes), which bears the sporangia.

Definition of Sporangiophore

1. Noun. (botany) The axis or receptacle in certain ferns (such as ''Trichomanes''), which bears the sporangia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Sporangiophore

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Medical Definition of Sporangiophore

1. The stalk of a sporangium. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporangiophore

sporadial
sporadic
sporadic E
sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis
sporadic bovine leukosis
sporadical
sporadically
sporadin
sporadotrichina
sporal
sporange
sporanges
sporangia
sporangial
sporangiophore (current term)
sporangiophores
spore case
spore germination protease
spore mother cell
spore photoproduct lyase
spore print
spore prints
spore sac
sporebearing
spored
sporelike
sporeprint

Literary usage of Sporangiophore

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1. The Eusporangiatae: The Comparative Morphology of the Ophioglossaceae and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1911)
"In Ophioglossum the sporangiophore develops a peduncle which is often very ... The fertile portion of the sporangiophore is a flattened spike along whose ..."

2. The Eusporangiatae: The Comparative Morphology of the Ophioglossaceae and by Douglas Houghton Campbell (1911)
"In Ophioglossum the sporangiophore develops a peduncle which is often very ... The fertile portion of the sporangiophore is a flattened spike along whose ..."

3. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"As regards the position of the sporangiophore on the internode, the anatomy, so far as known, appears to indicate the condition of ..."

4. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"Mortierella. a, branched sporangiophore and sporangia(. ... Pilobolus. a, sporangium and sporangiophore. b, portion of the bulbous mycelium. ..."

5. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Science by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"Mortierella. a, branched sporangiophore and sporangia. ... Pilobolus. a, sporangium and sporangiophore. b, portion of the bulbous mycelium. ..."

6. Household Bacteriology for Students in Domestic Sciences by Estelle Denis Buchanan, Robert Earle Buchanan (1913)
"Mortierella. a, branched sporangiophore and sporangia. ... Pilobolus. a, sporangium and sporangiophore. b, portion of the bulbous mycelium. ..."

7. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1908)
"The question is left open whether the sporangiophore is to be regarded as the elaboration of a single sporangium, like that of Lycopodium. but it seems to ..."

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