progametangium
/proh'gam i tan"jee euhm/, n., pl. progametangia /-jee euh/.
Mycol. the hyphal tip of certain fungi that produces the gametangium and subsequent gamete.
[ < NL; see PRO-2, GAMETANGIUM]

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  • progametangium — (pro gam ē tan je um; pl., progametangia) The cell that gives rise to a gametangium and a proximal suspensor during the early stages of sexual reproduction in zygomycetous fungi …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • progametangium — pro·gametangium …   English syllables

  • progametangium — |prō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from pro (I) + gametangium : a hyphal thread in fungi (as of the order Mucorales) at whose tip will be produced a gametangium and subsequently a gamete * * * /proh gam i tan jee euhm/, n., pl. progametangia / jee… …   Useful english dictionary

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