Definition of Paraphysis. Meaning of Paraphysis. Synonyms of Paraphysis

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Definition of Paraphysis

Paraphysis
Paraphysis Pa*raph"y*sis, n.; pl. Paraphyses. [NL., fr. Gr. ? beside + ? growth.] (Bot.) A minute jointed filament growing among the archegonia and antheridia of mosses, or with the spore cases, etc., of other flowerless plants.

Meaning of Paraphysis from wikipedia

- Paraphyses are erect sterile filament-like support structures occurring among the reproductive apparatuses of fungi, ferns, bryophytes and some thallophytes...
- Sterzi demonstrates that there are organs which are single (epiphysis and paraphysis) and organs that are originally double (pineal and parapineal organs;...
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