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[spur-muh-goh-nee-uh m] /ˌspɜr məˈgoʊ ni əm/
noun, plural spermagonia
[spur-muh-goh-nee-uh] /ˌspɜr məˈgoʊ ni ə/ (Show IPA)
Botany, Mycology. spermogonium.
or spermagonium
[spur-muh-goh-nee-uh m] /ˌspɜr məˈgoʊ ni əm/
noun, plural spermogonia
[spur-muh-goh-nee-uh] /ˌspɜr məˈgoʊ ni ə/ (Show IPA). Botany, Mycology.
one of the cup-shaped or flask-shaped receptacles in which the spermatia of certain fungi and red algae are produced.
noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə)
a reproductive body in some fungi and lichens, in which spermatia are formed


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