Meaning of suspensor


Pronunciation: (su-spen'sur), [key]
— n.
  1. a suspensory ligament, bandage, etc.
  2. a cellular structure, developed along with the embryo in seed-bearing plants, that bears the embryo at its apex and by elongation carries the embryo to its food source.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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