trichogynic


trichogynic
trich·o·gyn·ic

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  • Trichogynic — Trichogyne Trich o*gyne, n. [F., fr. Gr. tri x, tricho s, hair + ? woman, female.] (Bot.) The slender, hairlike cell which receives the fertilizing particles, or antherozoids, in red seaweeds. {Trich o*gyn ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trichogynic — adjective see trichogyne …   Useful english dictionary

  • trichogyne — trichogynial /trik euh jin ee euhl/, trichogynic, adj. /trik euh juyn , jin/, n. Bot., Mycol. a hairlike prolongation of a carpogonium, serving as a receptive organ for the spermatium. [1870 75; TRICHO + GYNE] * * * …   Universalium

  • trichogyne — [trik′ə jīn΄, trik′əjin] n. [ TRICHO + Gr gynē, woman, female] the long, hairlike part of a procarp in red algae, certain fungi, and lichens, acting as a receptor for the male fertilizing bodies trichogynial [trik΄əjin′ē əl] adj. trichogynic… …   English World dictionary