Epispore
Epispore Ep"i*spore, n. [Pref. epi- + spore.] (Bot.) The thickish outer coat of certain spores. [1913 Webster] ||

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  • epispore — /ep i spawr , spohr /, n. Bot., Mycol. the principal outer covering of a spore. [1825 35; EPI + SPORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • epispore — ep·i·spore …   English syllables

  • epispore — ˌspō(ə)r noun Etymology: epi + spore 1. a. : the covering or outer membrane of a spore (as the membrane surrounding the megaspore in heterosporous ferns) b. : exospore 2 2. : the outer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Exospore — Ex o*spore, n. [Exo + spore.] (Biol.) The extreme outer wall of a spore; the epispore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • FILICOPHYTES — Les Filicophytes correspondent aux végétaux désignés communément sous le nom de fougères. Ce sont des plantes sans graines qui possèdent généralement de grandes feuilles ou frondes appelées encore mégaphylles et qui, en cela, s’opposent aux… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • exospore — ˈeksə+ˌ noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary exo + spore 1. : epispore 1a 2. : one of the asexual spores formed by abstriction from a parent cell (as in phycomycetous fungi) compare endospore …   Useful english dictionary

  • perispore — ˈperə+ˌ noun Etymology: French périspore, from New Latin perisporum, from peri + sporum spore (from Greek spora seed) more at spore : the covering of a spore compare epispore …   Useful english dictionary

  • -spore — ˌspō(ə)r, ˌspȯ(ə)r, ōə, ȯ(ə) noun combining form ( s) Etymology: New Latin spora 1. : spore having (such) a characteristic or origin pycnidiospore 2. : spore membrane …   Useful english dictionary

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