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Conceptacle in the Fucaeae (Phaeophyta) and Corallinaceae (Rhodophyta), an invagination or cavity (either sunken or within a raised dome) having one or more openings to the thallus surface and bearing reproductive organs; simple conceptacles in which spermatangia are formed in a shallow saucerlike structure, and one that is cup-shaped, are also found in the red alga Gracilaria (based upon the Latin, concipere (to conceive); cf. conceptaculum)

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