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megasporophyll

[meg-uh-spawr-uh-fil, -spohr-] /ˌmɛg əˈspɔr ə fɪl, -ˈspoʊr-/
noun, Botany
1.
a sporophyll producing megasporangia only.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; mega- + sporophyll
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megasporophyll

/ˌmɛɡəˈspɔːrəfɪl/
noun
1.
a leaf on which the megaspores are formed: corresponds to the carpel of a flowering plant Compare microsporophyll
Word Origin
C20: from mega- + sporophyll
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megasporophyll in Science
megasporophyll
  (měg'ə-spôr'ə-fĭl')   
A leaflike structure that bears megasporangia.
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