nounWord forms: plural ˌsporoˈgonia (ˌsporoʊˈgoʊniə
; spoˌrōgōˈnēə; ˌspɔrəˈgoʊniə
the sporophyte in mosses and liverworts, usually a spore-bearing capsule on a stalk
that never separates from the mother plant
Webster’s New World College Dictionary, Fourth Edition, compiled by the
editors of Webster’s New World Dictionaries. Copyright © 2010 by Houghton
Mifflin Harcourt. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. All rights reserved.