egg apparatus

egg apparatus
: a group of three cells at the micropylar end of the embryo sac in seed plants consisting of the egg and two sterile cells

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egg apparatus noun (botany)
The egg and the synergidae in the embryo-sac of an angiosperm
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Main Entry:egg

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egg apparatus,
the group of cells at the micropylar end of the embryo sac in seed plants, only one of which is fertile.

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