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carpel

the female reproductive organ of flowering plants, consisting of an ovary, style (sometimes absent), and stigma. The carpels are separate or fused to form a single pistil
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Carpel

 

the organ on which the ovules develop in the flower of angiospermous plants. The pistil is formed from one or more carpels; the aggregate of carpels is called the gynoecium. The carpel is considered an organ of leaf origin, homologous, however, not to the leaf but to the megasporophyll.

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carpel

[′kär·pəl]
(botany)
The basic specialized leaf of the female reproductive structure in angiosperms; a megasporophyll.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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