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an·ther·id·i·um

(an'ther-id'ē-um),
The male gametangium produced in the teleomorph part of the life cycle of fungi.
[Mod. L. anthera, flower, fr. G anthēros, blooming, fr. anthēo, to bloom, + dim. suffix -idium, fr. G. -idion]
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Fig. 40 Antheridium . Generalized structure, longitudinal section.

antheridium

(pl. antheridia) the male sex organ of bryophytes, pteridophytes, algae and fungi.