Definition of antheridiol in English:

antheridiol

noun

Biology
  • A steroid hormone produced by female hyphae of the filamentous fungus Achlya bisexualis, which stimulates the male hyphae to produce antheridia.

Origin

1960s. From antheridium + -ol.

Pronunciation

antheridiol

/ˌanθɪˈrɪdɪɒl/