Definition of Antherozoids. Meaning of Antherozoids. Synonyms of Antherozoids

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Definition of Antherozoids

antherozoid
Spermatozoid Sper`ma*to*zo"id, n. [Spermatozo["o]n + Gr. ??? form.] (Biol.) The male germ cell in animals and plants, the essential element in fertilization; a microscopic animalcule-like particle, usually provided with one or more cilia by which it is capable of active motion. In animals, the familiar type is that of a small, more or less ovoid head, with a delicate threadlike cilium, or tail. Called also spermatozo["o]n. In plants the more usual term is antherozoid.
Antherozoid
Antherozoid An`ther*o*zoid, Antherozooid An`ther*o*zoo"id, n. [Gr. ? flowery + ? animal + -oid. See Zooid.] (Bot.) One of the mobile male reproductive bodies in the antheridia of cryptogams.

Meaning of Antherozoids from wikipedia

- haploid structure or organ producing and containing male gametes (called antherozoids or sperm). The plural form is antheridia, and a structure containing...
- Zooidogamy is a type of plant reproduction in which male gametes (antherozoids) swim in a path of water to the female gametes (archegonium). Zoidogamy...
- observed in motile bacteria such as E. coli. Chemotaxis also occurs in the antherozoids of liverworts, ferns, and mosses in response to chemicals secreted by...
- before the formation of the oogonium, thus preventing fertilization by antherozoids of the same alga. In this case the two types of **** organs usually arise...
- males. The Macrocystis sperm consists of biflagellate non-synthetic antherozoids, which find their way to the oogonia following the lamoxirene. The egg...
- a specialised branch that bears the antheridia in the Marchantiales. Antherozoid – Archegoniop**** – a specialised branch that bears the archaegonia in...
- protandric (a hermaphrodite, first antheridia are developed that give antherozoids, and then the archegonia that gives the oospheres). The number of x chromosomes...
- water snake, given to a plant whose pollen tube discharges ciliated antherozoids which swim ( just like a water snake) before entering the embryo sac...
- double co****tion ****uelle chez les végétaux angiospermes, 1899 – On antherozoids and double co****tion in angiosperms. La double fécondation chez les...
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