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car•po•go•ni•um



Pronunciation: (kär"pu-gō'nē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. -ni•aPronunciation: (-nē-u). [key]

the one-celled female sex organ of some red algae, that, when fertilized, gives rise to the carpospores.

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