gametangium

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ga·me·tan·gi·um

(gam'ĕ-tan'jē-ŭm),
A structure in which gametes are produced.
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gametangium

Obsolete term for a gonad.
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gametangium

the organ in which the GAMETES are produced in lower plants.
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We report here the first detailed observation of mating behavior in a deep-sea squid that uses the terminal organ for the transfer of deeply implanting spermatangia. The mating pairs of P.
The muscular terminal organ may trigger the release of the spermatangia from the spermatophores, as has been hypothesized for other squid with a long terminal organ (13).
The embedded spermatangia of our experiment resembled those normally found in female squids.
Intradermal implantation of spermatangia would secure the sperm until the female reaches full maturity and is ready to fertilize her eggs.