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Micropyle   Listen
noun
Micropyle  n.  (Biol.)
(a)
An opening in the membranes surrounding the ovum, by which nutrition is assisted and the entrance of the spermatozoa permitted.
(b)
An opening in the outer coat of a seed, through which the fecundating pollen enters the ovule.






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Words linked to "Micropyle" :   aperture, ovule



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