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Definition of: carpogonium

(kär′pə·gōnē·əm) noun plural ·ni·a (-nē·ə) Bot.
The female organ of certain algae; especially, in the red algae, the carpogenous cell or cells of the procarp which, after fertilization, develop a sporocarp. [<CARPO-+ -GONIUM]
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po·go′ni·al adjective

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