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cystocarp

[sis-tuh-kahrp] /ˈsɪs təˌkɑrp/
noun
1.
the mass of carpospores formed in red algae as a result of fertilization.
Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; cysto- + -carp
Related forms
cystocarpic, adjective
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cystocarp

/ˈsɪstəˌkɑːp/
noun
1.
a reproductive body in red algae, developed after fertilization and consisting of filaments bearing carpospores
Derived Forms
cystocarpic, adjective
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