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plant%20Vocabulary - , (inangiosperms, carpeltheovul

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Vocabulary – Plant Structures antheridium  – the male  gametangium , a moist chamber in which gametes develop anther  –the terminal pollen sac of a stamen (in angiosperms), where pollen grains form archegonium  – the female gametangium capsule  – contains the sporangium in bryophytes carpel  – the ovule-producing reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of the  stigma style  and  ovary complete flower  – has stamens, carpels and two other sets of modified leaves called  petals  and  sepals cotyledon  – a seed leaf of an angiosperm embryo; monocots have one cotyledon, ‘dicots’ have two endosperm  – a nutrient-rich tissue formed by the union of a sperm cell with two polar nuclei during double fertilization;  provides nourishment to the developing angiosperm embryo gametophyte  – multicellular haploid form that mitotically produces haploid gametes
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This note was uploaded on 09/22/2008 for the course BIO G 1104 taught by Professor Various during the Spring '08 term at Cornell.

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