Sporiferous
Sporiferous Spo*rif"er*ous (-r[i^]f"[~e]r*[u^]s), a. [Spore + -ferous.] (Biol.) Bearing or producing spores. [1913 Webster]

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  • sporiferous — [spô rif′ər əs] adj. bearing spores …   English World dictionary

  • sporiferous — /speuh rif euhr euhs/, adj. bearing spores. [1830 40; SPOR + I + FEROUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • sporiferous — spo·rif·er·ous (spə rifґər əs) [spore + ferous] producing or bearing spores; called also sporiparous …   Medical dictionary

  • sporiferous — bearing spores Bearing and Carrying …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • sporiferous — spo·rif·er·ous …   English syllables

  • sporiferous — /spəˈrɪfərəs/ (say spuh rifuhruhs) adjective bearing spores …   Australian English dictionary

  • sporiferous — if(ə)rəs adjective Etymology: spor + iferous : bearing or producing spores …   Useful english dictionary

  • spore —   n. plant s or protozoan s reproductive body.    ♦ sporiferous, a. producing spores.    ♦ sporocarp, n. body producing spores.    ♦ sporogenesis, n. reproduction by, or production of, spores.    ♦ sporogony, n. reproduction by spores.    ♦… …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • fungus — fungic /fun jik/, adj. funguslike, adj. /fung geuhs/, n., pl. fungi /fun juy, fung guy/, funguses, adj. n. 1. any of a diverse group of eukaryotic single celled or multinucleate organisms that live by decomposing and absorbing the organic… …   Universalium

  • Nematospora coryli — Scientific classification Kingdom: Fungi Phylum: Ascomycota Subphylum …   Wikipedia

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