leptosporangium etymology

English word leptosporangium comes from English sporangium, English lepto- ((physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.)

Detailed word origin of leptosporangium

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
sporangium English (eng) (botany, mycology) A case, capsule, or container in which spores are produced by an organism. [From 1821.].
lepto- English (eng) (physics) lepton. Thin, fine, slender.
leptosporangium English (eng) (botany) A sporangium formed from a single epidermal cell.

Words with the same origin as leptosporangium

Descendants of sporangium
Descendants of lepto-
leptocephalic leptochlorite leptocurare leptocystidium leptocyte leptogenesis leptogenic leptogluon leptokurtic leptokurtosis leptokurtotic leptomorphic leptophilic leptophobic leptoproduction leptoquark leptosome