megasporangium







megasporangium


noun, plural meg·a·spo·ran·gi·a [meg-uh-spaw-ran-jee-uh, -spoh-] /ˌmɛg ə spɔˈræn dʒi ə, -spoʊ-/. Botany.

  1. a sporangium containing megaspores.

noun plural -gia (-dʒɪə)

  1. the structure in certain spore-bearing plants in which the megaspores are formed: corresponds to the ovule in seed plantsCompare microsporangium

Plural megasporangia

  1. A plant structure in which megaspores are formed, such as those of the female cones of pines.

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