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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: an′ther-id′ē-um

Definition: The male gametangium produced in the teleomorph part of the life cycle of fungi.

[Mod. L. anthera, flower, fr. G anthēros, blooming, fr. anthēo, to bloom, + dim. suffix -idium, fr. G. -idion]

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