Definition of microsporangium in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōspəˈranj(ē)əm/

noun (plural microsporangia /-j(ē)ə/)

A sporangium containing microspores.
Example sentences
  • Each anther has four microsporangia arranged in pairs in the two lobes.
  • In pollen cones, microsporangia are borne on a single bract without a trace of a second, subtending structure.
  • The microsprophylls of cycads are arranged in strobili and bear clusters of microsporangia on their abaxial surface.

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Syllabification: mi·cro·spo·ran·gi·um

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