Algae vs Gametangium - What's the difference?

algae | gametangium |


As nouns the difference between algae and gametangium

is that algae is (alga) while gametangium is a gamete-producing organ or cell found in many multicellular protists, algae and fungi, and in the gametophytes of plants.

algae

English

Noun

(head)
  • (alga)
  • Anagrams

    * ----

    alga

    English

    (wikipedia alga)

    Noun

    (algae)
  • (biology) Any of many aquatic photosynthetic organisms, whose size ranges from a single cell to giant kelps and whose form is very diverse; some are eukaryotic and some prokaryotic; includes the seaweeds.
  • Usage notes

    * (term) is a non-standard plural.

    Hyponyms

    * seaweed

    gametangium

    English

    Noun

    (gametangia) (wikipedia gametangium)
  • A gamete-producing organ or cell found in many multicellular protists, algae and fungi, and in the gametophytes of plants.