hormogonium definition

  • noun:
    • A part of a filament of a cyanobacterium that detaches and grows by cell unit into a brand new filament.
    • a tiny, motile filament, created by some cyanobacteria, that detaches and develops by cell unit into a fresh filament
    • A chain of tiny cells in certain algæ, by which the plant is propagated.
    • In botany, a unique reproductive human anatomy when you look at the nostocs, getting the kind of a chain of roundish cells, from which new cœnobia are formed. Additionally hormogone, hormogon.

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