from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The female gametophyte of a seed plant, within which the embryo develops.
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- n. The megagametophyte in a flowering plant.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- See under embryonic.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In botany, the reproductive cell of the ovule in phanerogams, containing the embryonal vesicle.
- n. In conchology, same as protoconch.
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