synergid

(from the article `angiosperm`) The pollen tube ultimately enters an ovule through the micropyle and penetrates one of the sterile cells on either side of the egg (synergids). These ... ...three cells are formed at each pole, leaving two nuclei in a large central cell. The three cells at the micropylar pole (end toward the micropyle) .....
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Synergid

Cells in the embryo sac of angiosperms that flank the egg cell. The pollen tube grows through one (u
Found on http://www.superglossary.com/Glossary/Science/Biology/
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