c474–c534, Greek mathematician and architect, active in Lydia.
the pollen-bearing part of a stamen. Historical Examples Its body must be sufficiently large to come in contact with the anther. My Studio Neighbors William Hamilton Gibson They consist usually of two parts, the Filament and anther, not yet described. Proserpina, Volume 1 John Ruskin Inane, empty, said of an anther which produces no pollen, […]
a male reproductive structure producing gametes, occurring in ferns, mosses, fungi, and algae. Historical Examples The same moisture which caused the antheridia to open also brings about the opening of the archegonia. How to Know the Ferns S. Leonard Bastin antheridia immersed in the thallus, covered with dentate scales. The Manual of the Botany of […]
a male reproductive structure producing gametes, occurring in ferns, mosses, fungi, and algae. Historical Examples Oogonium with the central uninucleate oosphere and the fertilizing tube (a) of the antheridium which introduces the male nucleus. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 3 Various A fruiting portion, magnified, showing the structure; a sporocarp, and an antheridium. […]
antheridiophore antheridiophore (ān’thə-rĭd’ē-ə-fôr’) A structure that bears the antheridia in some liverworts. See more at liverwort.