Definition of antherozoid in English:
Another term for spermatozoid.
- When the egg has matured, these canal cells disintegrate to mucus, making way for the antherozoids.
- The egg cells and antherozoids are collectively known as gametes, and the generation of the moss plant that bears them is known as a gametophyte.
- On their release from the antheridia, the antherozoids must then swim through surface water to fertilize neighbouring egg cells.
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