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]

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  • carposporic — car po*spor ic, carposporous car po*spor ousadj. 1. of or relating to a carpospore. [PJC] 2. having carpospores. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carposporic — car·po·spor·ic …   English syllables

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

  • carposporous — carposporic car po*spor ic, carposporous car po*spor ousadj. 1. of or relating to a carpospore. [PJC] 2. having carpospores. [WordNet 1.5] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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 — 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

  • carposporous — adjective having carpospores • Pertains to noun: ↑carpospore • Derivationally related forms: ↑carpospore * * * adjective see carposporic …   Useful english dictionary

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