trichogyne


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trichogyne

(trĭk′ə-jīn′, -gīn′)
n.
A hairlike terminal process forming the receptive part of the female reproductive structure in certain fungi and algae.
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trichogyne

a projection from the female sex organ of some ASCOMYCETES, red algae and lichens, that receives the male gamete before fertilization.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005
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