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Chapter 10 life science

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Spores
single-celled reproductive bodies highly resistant to cold and heat damage; capable of new organisms
gametophyte
Haploid, or gamete-producing, phase of an organism
sporophyte
Diploid, or spore-producing, phase of an organism
fronds
fern leaves
rhizome
underground stem
sori
Underside of the fronds
pollen grain
male gametophyte in seed plants
Pollination
transfer of pollen from anther to stigma
ovule
A structure that contains an egg cell
Stamen
the male reproductive organ of a flower
Pistil
The female reproductive part of a flower
Ovary
swollen base of the pistil
Germination
Early growth stage of a plant embryo
Mitosis
What process begins the sporophyte stage ?
prothallus
What is the gametophyte plant of a fern called ?
embryo, stored food, seed coat
What are the three parts of a seed
in the ovary in the base of the flower
Where ovules found in the flower ?