• Definition for "gynophore"
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gynophore definition

  • noun:
    • The stalk of a pistil.
    • The stalk of a pistil
    • The pedicel raising the pistil or ovary over the stamens, like in the passion-flower.
    • the branches bearing the female gonophores, in certain Siphonophora.
    • In botany, an elongation or internode of the receptacle of a flower, bearing the gynœcium, as the stipe of a pod in some Cruciferæ and Capparidaceæ.
    • In Hydrozoa, the part of a gonoblastidium which bears feminine gonophores, or those reproductive receptacles or generative buds that incorporate ova just, as distinguished from male gonophores or androphores. See cut under gonoblastidium.
    • the stalk of a pistil that increases it above the receptacle
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