Definition of monosporangium in English:

monosporangium

noun

Botany
  • A sporangium containing or producing monospores, characteristic of some red algae. Usually in plural.

Origin

Late 19th century. From mono- + sporangium. Compare slightly earlier monosporogony, and also polysporangium, tetrasporangium.

Pronunciation

monosporangium

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)spəˈran(d)ʒɪəm/