Definitions for gametangiumˌgæm ɪˈtæn dʒi əm; -dʒi ə
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cell or organ in which gametes develop
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A gamete-producing organ or cell found in many multicellular protists, algae and fungi, and in the gametophytes of plants.
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A gametangium is an organ or cell in which gametes are produced that is found in many multicellular protists, algae, fungi, and the gametophytes of plants. In contrast to gametogenesis in animals, a gametangium is a haploid structure and formation of gametes does not involve meiosis.