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Definition of antherozoid
antherozoidSpermatozoid Sper`ma*to*zo"id, n. [Spermatozo["o]n + Gr. ???
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. AntherozoidAntherozoid 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
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