Sporophyte
Sporophyte Spo"ro*phyte (sp[=o]"r[-o]*f[imac]t), n. [Spore + Gr. fyto`n plant.] (Bot.) In plants exhibiting alternation of generations, the generation which bears asexual spores; -- opposed to {gametophyte}. It is not clearly differentiated in the life cycle of the lower plants. -- {Spo`ro*phyt"ic}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • sporophyte — [ spɔrɔfit ] n. m. • 1897; de spore et phyte ♦ Bot. 1 ♦ Individu producteur de spores d une espèce à reproduction sexuée. 2 ♦ Phase du cycle reproducteur de certains végétaux inférieurs et de tous les spermaphytes et ptéridophytes. ● sporophyte… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • sporophyte — [spō′rəfīt΄, spôr′əfīt΄] n. [ SPORO + PHYTE] in certain plants and algae, the spore bearing generation that is diploid and reproduces by spores: the sporophyte generation begins with the fertilized egg and ends with meiosis: distinguished from… …   English World dictionary

  • sporophyte — sporophyte. См. спорофит. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • sporophyte — from comb. form of Gk. spora “spore” (see SPORE (Cf. spore)) + phyte (see PHTYO (Cf. phtyo )) …   Etymology dictionary

  • Sporophyte — ).The sporophyte produces spores (hence the name), by meiosis. These meiospores develop into a gametophyte. Both the spores and the resulting gametophyte are haploid, meaning they only have one set of homologous chromosomes. The mature… …   Wikipedia

  • sporophyte — sporophytic /spawr euh fit ik, spohr /, adj. /spawr euh fuyt , spohr /, n. Bot. the form of a plant in the alternation of generations that produces asexual spores. Cf. gametophyte. [1885 90; SPORO + PHYTE] * * * In many plants and algae, the… …   Universalium

  • Sporophyte — Le sporophyte est la génération du cycle de reproduction des plantes qui produit des spores, microspores et macrospores, qui sont disséminées ou non. Cette phase du cycle de développement fait suite à la fécondation et contient donc le double de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sporophyte — noun The plant (or the diploid phase in its life cycle) which produces spores by meiosis in order to produce gametophytes. (b) sporophyte with foot reduced, the entire sporophyte enveloped by the calyptra, which is ± stipitate at the base. See… …   Wiktionary

  • sporophyte — sporofitas statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Augalas, kuris išaugina sporas. atitikmenys: angl. sporophyte rus. спорофит ryšiai: sinonimas – nelytinė karta …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • sporophyte — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1886 the diploid individual or generation of a plant exhibiting alternation of generations that produces asexual spores compare gametophyte • sporophytic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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