Definition of Archegonium. Meaning of Archegonium. Synonyms of Archegonium

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Definition of Archegonium

Archegonium
Archegonium Ar`che*go"ni*um, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? the first of a race.] (Bot.) The pistillidium or female organ in the higher cryptogamic plants, corresponding to the pistil in flowering plants.

Meaning of Archegonium from wikipedia

- An archegonium (pl: archegonia), from the ancient Gr**** ἀρχή ("beginning") and γόνος ("offspring"), is a multicellular structure or organ of the gametophyte...
- the zygote is formed within a chamber called the archegonium. In seedless plants, the archegonium is usually flask-shaped, with a long hollow neck through...
- fertilised. In Bryophyte land plants, fertilisation takes place within the archegonium. In flowering plants a second fertilisation event involves another sperm...
- of rhizoids (root-like hairs) growing underneath, and the **** organs: archegonium (female) and antheridium (male). Appearance varies quite a lot between...
- and the egg cells form within them via mitosis. The typical bryophyte archegonium consists of a long neck with a wider base containing the egg cell. Upon...
- archegonia (singular: archegonium) and are protected by the thin surrounding perichaetum (plural: perichaeta). Each archegonium has a slender hollow tube...
- (singular antheridium) and the egg-producing ones archegonia (singular archegonium). Antheridia and archegonia occur on the same gametophyte, which is then...
- from antheridia on the male plant fertilizing an ovum (egg cell) in the archegonium of a female plant. The antheridia and archegonia are borne atop special...
- develops by cell division of the zygote within the female **** organ or archegonium, and in its early development is therefore nurtured by the gametophyte...
- to the inside of the archegonium on a parental gametophyte from which the egg cell was generated. The inner wall of the archegonium lies in close contact...
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