antheridium(redirected from antheridial)
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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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antheridium(pl. antheridia) the male sex organ of bryophytes, pteridophytes, algae and fungi.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005