oosporangium


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o·o·spo·ran·gi·um

(ō'ō-spō-ran'jē-ŭm),
Obsolete term for oogonium2.
[oospore + G. angeion, vessel]

oosporangium

(ō″ō-spō-răn′jē-ŭm)
The female portion in the sexual formation of oospores.
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Mature oosporangium of Chara hydropitys and its development.
AL: starch; B: bract; BE: spiral border; CA: calcified layer; CC: coronula cells; CL: chloroplasts; CT: oospora central cell; CE: spiral cells; CES: sterile oosporangium cell; CMO: oospora mother cell; CN: nodal cell; CP: pedicel cell; NUC: nucleus; OSF: oospora; PA: anticlinal wall; POC: compound oosporangial wall; PP: periclinal wall; PPC: spiral cells primary wall; PPO: oospora primary wall; V: vacuoles.