Trich"o*phore (?), n. [Gr. , , hair + to bear.]

1. Bot.

The special cell in red algae which produces or bears a trichogyne. See Illust. of Trichogyne.

2. Zool.

One of the saclike organs from which the setae of annelids arise.

-- Trich`o*phor"ic (#), a.


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