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gametophyte

ga·me·to·phyte

gametophyte

pronunciation:
g mi t faIt
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part of speech: noun
definition: the sexual, gamete-bearing form of a plant that undergoes the alternation of generations. (Cf. sporophyte.)
derivation: gametophytic (adj.)
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The word gametophyte contains the following part:
phyt, phyto, -phyte Greek root that means plant; plant growth