Definition of Gametangium

1. Noun. Cell or organ in which gametes develop.

Generic synonyms: Reproductive Structure



Definition of Gametangium

1. Noun. A gamete-producing organ or cell found in many multicellular protists, algae and fungi, and in the gametophytes of plants. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gametangium

1. [n -GIA]

Medical Definition of Gametangium

1. A structure in which gametes are produced. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gametangium

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gametangium (current term)
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gametocytes
gametoecium
gametogeneses

Literary usage of Gametangium

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"In the second topic discussed the classification of sporangia and gametangia into limpie and compound was suggested. The simple gametangium ..."

2. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"In the case of the female gametangia each initial hairlike gametangium cell divides to form one or more stalk cells and a terminal cell, which enlarges to ..."

3. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"The male gametangium is a somewhat enlarged hypha. These organs are developed here and there on the mycelium or several may be associated in a compact group ..."

4. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"The gametangium is a many-celled structure, and, like the sporangium, ... This gametangium is of great interest on account of the variations that occur, ..."

5. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"When the gametangium is unicellular or coenocytic, it usually gives rise to a ... usually gives rise to a single gamete ; but in the male gametangium of ..."

6. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"When an entire gametangium functions as a gamete, as in the Mucorales, ... and Albugo the gametangium behaves as a whole in a manner strictly similar to the ..."

7. Investigations Representing the Departments: Zoölogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"When an entire gametangium functions as a gamete, as in the Mucorales, ... and Albugo the gametangium behaves as a whole in a manner strictly similar to the ..."

8. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"When an entire gametangium functions as a gamete, as in the Mucorales, ... the gametangium behaves as a whole in a manner strictly similar to the fusion of ..."

9. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1896)
"In the second topic discussed the classification of sporangia and gametangia into limpie and compound was suggested. The simple gametangium ..."

10. General Botany for Universities and Colleges by Hiram Delos Densmore (1920)
"In the case of the female gametangia each initial hairlike gametangium cell divides to form one or more stalk cells and a terminal cell, which enlarges to ..."

11. Nature and Development of Plants by Carlton Clarence Curtis (1918)
"The male gametangium is a somewhat enlarged hypha. These organs are developed here and there on the mycelium or several may be associated in a compact group ..."

12. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"The gametangium is a many-celled structure, and, like the sporangium, ... This gametangium is of great interest on account of the variations that occur, ..."

13. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"When the gametangium is unicellular or coenocytic, it usually gives rise to a ... usually gives rise to a single gamete ; but in the male gametangium of ..."

14. Investigations representing the departments by University of Chicago, E.F. Young, John Dewey (1903)
"When an entire gametangium functions as a gamete, as in the Mucorales, ... and Albugo the gametangium behaves as a whole in a manner strictly similar to the ..."

15. Investigations Representing the Departments: Zoölogy, Anatomy, Physiology by University of Chicago (1903)
"When an entire gametangium functions as a gamete, as in the Mucorales, ... and Albugo the gametangium behaves as a whole in a manner strictly similar to the ..."

16. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1903)
"When an entire gametangium functions as a gamete, as in the Mucorales, ... the gametangium behaves as a whole in a manner strictly similar to the fusion of ..."

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