Definition of Trichogyne

1. n. The slender, hairlike cell which receives the fertilizing particles, or antherozoids, in red seaweeds.



Definition of Trichogyne

1. Noun. (botany) The slender, hair-like cell which receives the fertilizing particles, or antherozoids, in red seaweeds. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trichogyne

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Medical Definition of Trichogyne

1. The slender, hairlike cell which receives the fertilizing particles, or antherozoids, in red seaweeds. Origin: F, fr. Gr, hair + woman, female. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trichogyne

trichoderma
trichodermin
trichodermin esterase
trichodesmium
trichodiene synthetase
trichodiscoma
trichodynia
trichoepithelioma
trichoepitheliomas
trichoesthesia
trichofolliculoma
trichogen
trichogenous
trichoglossia
trichogyne (current term)
trichogynes
trichohyalin
trichoid
tricholemmoma
tricholith
trichologia
trichologies
trichologist
trichologists
trichology
tricholomatoid
trichoma
trichomanes
trichomania

Literary usage of Trichogyne

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"As soon as cytoplasmic fusion occurs the trichogyne becomes separated from the carpogonium by the gradual drawing apart of the cell-contents until the ..."

2. Journal of Applied Microscopy by Bausch & Lomb Optical Company (1899)
"Davis' results are briefly, these : (1) The trichogyne is an individual cell. (2) In fertilization there is no fusion between the nuclei of the ..."

3. Fecundation in Plants by David Myers Mottier (1904)
"The copulation of the spermatia with the trichogyne and the fusion of the sexual nuclei is as follows: One to several spermatia, which are now provided with ..."

4. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... only the terminal tube (trichogyne) is closed and not open. ... There is, of course, no trichogyne, and fertilization is effected by motile ..."

5. Text-book of Botany: Morphological and Physiological by Julius Sachs (1875)
"Thé uppermost of these cells elongates into a hair-like continuation, the trichogyne (B, tg, where the septa are not shown), which grows up beside the ..."

6. A Student's Text-book of Botany by Sydney Howard Vines (1896)
"consist essentially of a unicellular carpogonium (with a trichogyne) together with one or ... onia agree in that the trichogyne remains closed, and further, ..."

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