Definitions for "Micropyle"
An opening in the outer coat of a seed, through which the fecundating pollen enters the ovule.
The opening in the integuments of an an ovule through which the pollen tube enters the embryo sack.
(mike´ roh pile) [Gr. mikros: small + pyle: gate] • Opening in the integument(s) of a seed plant ovule through which pollen grows to reach the female gametophyte within.
An opening in the membranes surrounding the ovum, by which nutrition is assisted and the entrance of the spermatozoa permitted.
a small opening at the anterior end of an insect egg that allows the entry of sperm for fertilisation.
The opening in the egg covering through which fertilization occurs.