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anther,pollen-bearing structure of the stamen of a flower, usually borne on a slender stalk called the filament. Each anther generally consists of two pollen sacs, which open when the pollen is mature. The method of opening, or dehiscence, is uniform in any single species of plant.

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anther (bot.) part of a stamen containing the pollen. XVIII. — F. anthère or modL. anthēra, in classL. medicine extracted from flowers — Gr. anthērá, fem. of anthērós, f. ánthos flower.

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anther The upper two-lobed part of a plant stamen, usually yellow in colour. Each lobe contains two pollen sacs within which are numerous pollen grains, which are released when the anther ruptures.

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anther In botany, the fertile part of a male sex organ in a flower. The anther produces and distributes pollen, and together with its connecting filament forms a stamen.

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an·ther / ˈan[unvoicedth]ər/ • n. Bot. the part of a stamen that contains the pollen.

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anther The terminal portion of a stamen of a flowering plant. The pollen sacs containing pollen are borne on the anther.

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