archesporial
archesporial archesporial adj. 1. of or pertaining to an archespore. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • archesporial — ar·che·spo·ri·al …   English syllables

  • archesporial — adjective of or relating to the cells in a sporangium that give rise to spores • Pertains to noun: ↑archespore • Derivationally related forms: ↑archesporium, ↑archespore • Topics: ↑botany, ↑phytology * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • archespore — archesporial, adj. /ahr keuh spawr , spohr /, n. Bot. the primitive cell, or group of cells, that give rise to the cells from which spores are derived. [1900 05; ARCHE + SPORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • Microsporangia — Microsporangium is a sporangium that produces spores that give rise to male gametophytes. Microsporangia are notable in spikemosses, and a minority of ferns. In Gymnosperms and Angiosperms (Flowering plants), the microsporangium produce the… …   Wikipedia

  • archespore — noun primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops • Syn: ↑archesporium • Derivationally related forms: ↑archesporial (for: ↑archesporium), ↑archesporial • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • archesporium — noun primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops • Syn: ↑archespore • Derivationally related forms: ↑archesporial, ↑archesporial (for: ↑archespore) • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Apomixis — Not to be confused with automixis or autogamy. This article deals almost exclusively with plants. For similar processes in animals and Oomycetes, see Parthenogenesis. In botany, apomixis was defined by Winkler as replacement of the normal… …   Wikipedia

  • archespore — /ˈakəspɔ/ (say ahkuhspaw) noun the primitive cell, or group of cells, which gives rise to the spore producing cells. Also, archesporium /akəˈspɔriəm/ (say ahkuh spawreeuhm). {arche 1 + spore} –archesporial, adjective …   Australian English dictionary

  • archespore — [är΄kəspôr′ē əmär′kə spôr΄] n. [ModL archesporium: see ARCH & SPORE] a cell or group of cells from which the spore mother cells develop: also archesporium [är΄kəspôr′ē əm] archesporial adj …   English World dictionary

  • phytology — noun the branch of biology that studies plants • Syn: ↑botany • Derivationally related forms: ↑phytologist, ↑botanic (for: ↑botany), ↑botanical (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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