Meaning of gynostegium

gyn•o•ste•gi•um

Pronunciation: ( jin"u-stē'jē-um, gī"nu-, jī"-), [key]
— pl. -gi•a
  1. a specialized caplike mass of tissue covering a gynoecium.
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