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The gametophyte of ferns and other primitive plants.
- ‘Here I re-examine the formation of the prothallus in a fern gametophyte in the context of a ‘whole-plant’ developmental response.’
Mid 19th century: modern Latin, from pro- before, earlier + Greek thallos green shoot.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.