Carpospore
Carpospore Car"po*spore, n. [Gr. karpo`s + -spore.] (Bot.) A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red alg[ae]. -- {Car`po*spor"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • carpospore — [kär′pō spôr΄, kär′pəspôr΄] n. a spore developed from the fertilized carpogonium in the red algae …   English World dictionary

  • carpospore — noun Date: 1881 a diploid spore of a red alga …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • carpospore — carposporic /kahr peuh spawr ik, spor /, carposporous /kahr pos peuhr euhs/, adj. /kahr peuh spawr , spohr /, n. a nonmotile spore of the red algae. [1880 85; CARPO 1 + SPORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • carpospore — car·po·spore …   English syllables

  • carpospore — car•po•spore [[t]ˈkɑr pəˌspɔr, ˌspoʊr[/t]] n. mcr a nonmotile spore of the red algae • Etymology: 1880–85 car po•spor′ic ˈspɔr ɪk, ˈspɒr car•pos′po•rous ˈpɒs pər əs adj …   From formal English to slang

  • carpospore — /ˈkapəspɔ/ (say kahpuhspaw) noun a non motile spore of the red algae …   Australian English dictionary

  • carpospore — noun a nonmotile spore of red algae • Derivationally related forms: ↑carposporic, ↑carposporous • Hypernyms: ↑spore • Part Holonyms: ↑red algae * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌspō(ə)r noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Carposporic — Carpospore Car po*spore, n. [Gr. karpo s + spore.] (Bot.) A kind of spore formed in the conceptacles of red alg[ae]. {Car po*spor ic}, a. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Red algae — Taxobox color = #taxobox color|Plantae name = Red algae image width = 240px domain = Eukaryota unranked phylum = Archaeplastida phylum = Rhodophyta phylum authority = Wettstein, 1922 subdivision ranks = Class subdivision = *Rhodophyceae(There… …   Wikipedia

  • carposporic — adjective relating to or resembling a carpospore • Pertains to noun: ↑carpospore • Derivationally related forms: ↑carpospore …   Useful english dictionary

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