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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 ovuleproducing 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 nutrientrich 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 gametophore – the mature gameteproducing structure of a gametophyte body of a moss ovary – in flowers, the portion of a carpel in which the eggcontaining ovules develop
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This note was uploaded on 09/19/2009 for the course BIO G 104 taught by Professor Chen,k.c during the Spring '06 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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