Pronunciation: (su-spen'sur), [key]
1. a suspensory ligament, bandage, etc.
2. Bot.a cellular structure, developed along with the embryo in seed-bearing plants, that bears the embryo at its apex and by elongation carries the embryo to its food source.
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