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antherozoid

[an-ther-uh-zoh-id, an-ther-uh-zoid] /ˌæn θər əˈzoʊ ɪd, ˈæn θər əˌzɔɪd/
noun, Botany, Mycology
1.
the motile male gamete produced in an antheridium.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; anther + -o- + z(o)oid
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antherozoid

/ˌænθərəˈzəʊɪd; -ˈzɔɪd/
noun
1.
one of many small male gametes produced in an antheridium
Word Origin
C19: see anther, zo(o)id
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antherozoid in Science
antherozoid
  (ān'thər-ə-zō'ĭd)   
See spermatozoid.
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