Gamete vs Gametangium - What's the difference?

gamete | gametangium |


As nouns the difference between gamete and gametangium

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

gamete

English

(wikipedia gamete)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (cytology) A reproductive cell (male (sperm) or female (egg)) that has only half the usual number of chromosomes.
  • Synonyms

    * sex cell * See also

    Hyponyms

    * spermatozoon * sperm * ovum * egg

    Hypernyms

    * germ cell

    Derived terms

    * gametic * gametically * gametocyte * gametogenesis * gametophyte

    See also

    * oocyte * spermatid * meiosis * syngamy

    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.