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pollen

 [pol´en]
the male fertilizing element of flowering plants.

pol·len

(pol'ĕn),
Microspores of seed plants carried by wind or insects before fertilization; important in the etiology of hay fever and other allergies.
[L. fine dust, fine flour]

pollen

The male gametophyte of flowering plants which, once airborne, becomes a major cause of seasonal allergies.

Major allergents
Ragweed and others (e.g., feverfew).

pollen

The male gametophyte of flowering plants, a major cause of seasonal allergies; ragweed–and related henchmen–eg, feverfew, has garnered the greatest revulsion among the allergically challenged

pol·len

(pol'ĕn)
Microspores of seed plants carried by wind or insects prior to fertilization; important in the etiology of hay fever and other allergies.
[L. fine dust, fine flour]

pollen

see POLLEN GRAIN.

pol·len

(pol'ĕn)
Microspores of seed plants carried by wind or insects prior to fertilization; important in the etiology of hay fever and other allergies.
[L. fine dust, fine flour]
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