What Does Spore Mean?
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- Spore means... A small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion, a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes
- Dictionary Word: Spore | Part of speech: noun
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What does aeciospore mean?
Spore of a rust fungus formed in an aecium
What does archespore mean?
Primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops
What does arthrospore mean?
One of a string of thick walled vegetative resting cells formed by some algae and fungi
What does arthrospore mean?
A body that resembles a spore but is not an endospore; produced by some bacteria
What does ascospore mean?
Sexually produced fungal spore formed within an ascus
What does basidiospore mean?
A sexually produced fungal spore borne on a basidium
What does carpospore mean?
A nonmotile spore of red algae
What does Cercosporella mean?
Form genus of imperfect fungi lacking pigment in the spores and conidiophores
What does chlamydospore mean?
Thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae
What does Cyclosporeae mean?
In more recent classifications superseded by the order Fucales
What does endospore mean?
A small asexual spore that develops inside the cell of some bacteria and algae
What does megaspore mean?
Larger of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into a female gametophyte
What does microspore mean?
Smaller of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in the pollen sac into a male gametophyte
What does oospore mean?
A thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae and fungi
What does resting spore mean?
A spore of certain algae or fungi that lies dormant; may germinate after a prolonged period
What does spore mother cell mean?
Cell from which a spore develops
What does spore-bearing mean?
Bearing spores instead of producing seeds
What does teliospore mean?
A chlamydospore that develops in the last stage of the life cycle of the rust fungus
What does tetraspore mean?
One of the four asexual spores produced within a sporangium
What does zoospore mean?
An asexual spore of some algae and fungi that moves by means of flagella
What does zygospore mean?
A plant spore formed by two similar sexual cells
&fist; Spores are produced differently in the different classes ofcryptogamous plants, and as regards their nature are often so unlikethat they have only their minuteness in common. The peculiar spores ofdiatoms (called auxospores) increase in size, and at lengthacquire a siliceous coating, thus becoming new diatoms of full size.Compare Macrospore, Microspore, Oöspore,Restingspore, Sphærospore, Swarmspore,Tetraspore, Zoöspore, and Zygospore.
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