Utricle

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utricle

[′yü·trə·kəl]
(anatomy)

Utricle

 

the aggregate fruit (nut) characteristic of beets, goosefoot, and other plants of the family Chenopodiaceae. In every flower the leaflets of the perianth envelop the ovary with their recurved tips, which coalesce and later develop into utricles.