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pollen sac


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The structure in seed plants in which pollen is produced. In angiosperms there are usually four pollen sacs in each anther; they contain the microspore mother cells. In gymnosperms variable numbers of pollen sacs are borne on the microsporophylls that make up the male cone.

Subjects: Biological Sciences.


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