Term Information

Accession
PO:0000084
Name
plant sperm cell
Ontology
plant_anatomy
Synonyms
célula espermática o esperma (Spanish, exact), male gamete (exact), microgamete (exact), 植物精子細胞 (Japanese, exact), sperm nucleus (related), sperm cell (broad)
Alternate IDs
PO:0020098
Definition
A gamete (PO:0025006) produced by an antheridium (PO:0025125) or a microgametophyte (PO:0025280). Source: POC:curators
Comment
The sperm cell is usually smaller than the egg cell. Male gametes may be defined as the motile gamete, rather than the smaller gamete. Plant sperm cells lack a cell wall.
Subset
CL
reference
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Parents of plant sperm cell (PO:0000084)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
plant sperm cell [is_a relation] is_a  plant gamete (PO:0025006)
plant sperm cell [RO:0002202 relation] RO:0002202  spermatogenous cell (PO:0025525)
plant sperm cell [is_a relation] is_a  independent continuant (BFO:0000004)
Children of plant sperm cell (PO:0000084)
subject[Reorder by subject] relation[Reorder by relation] object[Reorder by object]
pollen sperm cell (PO:0025121) [is_a relation] is_a  plant sperm cell
antheridium sperm cell (PO:0025120) [is_a relation] is_a  plant sperm cell
PO_GIT
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