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(kar-pel) [Gk. karpos, fruit] The female reproductive organ of a flower, consisting of the stigma, style, and ovary.
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1835, from Modern Latin carpellum (1817 in French), a diminutive form from Greek karpos "fruit" (also "returns, profit"), literally "that which is plucked," from PIE root [..]
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A unit of the pistil; it is evolutionarily a modified leaf.
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Carpel is one of the leaflike, seed-bearing structures that constitute the innermost whorl of a flower. One or more carpels make up the pistil. Fertilization of an egg within a carpel by a pollen grain from another flower results in seed development within the carpel.
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A single pistil in a female flower part containing several pistils Caryopsis
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Female structure in the fourth or outermost whorl in flowers of angiosperms. Comprises the wall of the ovary
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a division of the ovary or seed vessel. Clasping lea
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[Flower]/[Gynoecium] -- Female part, around centre of flowers, including stigma, style and ovary developing into a fruit. In some species, several separate.
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(n) a simple pistil or one element of a compound pistil
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The female reproductive unit of a flower, consisting of the ovary with ovules.
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(botany) One of the individual female reproductive organs in a flower. A carpel is composed of an ovary, a style, and a stigma, although some flowers have carpels without a distinct style. In origin [..]
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