homosporous
adjective see homospory

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • homosporous — [hō mäs′pə rəs, hō΄mō spôr′əs] adj. Bot. producing only one kind of spore; isosporous …   English World dictionary

  • homosporous — adjective characterized by homospory • Pertains to noun: ↑homospory • Derivationally related forms: ↑homospory * * * pronunc at homo +|spōrəs; (ˈ)hō|mäspərəs, (ˈ)hä| adjective Etymology: hom + sporous …   Useful english dictionary

  • homosporous — /heuh mos peuhr euhs, hoh , hoh meuh spawr euhs, spohr /, adj. Bot. having the spores of one kind only. [1885 90; HOMO + SPORE + OUS] * * * …   Universalium

  • homosporous — adjective producing spores of the same size and type. See Also: homospore, heterosporous, heterospore …   Wiktionary

  • homosporous — ho·mo·spo·rous .hō mə spōr əs, .häm ə , spȯr ; hō mäs pə rəs adj producing asexual spores of one kind only * * * ho·mos·po·rous (ho mosґpə rəs) [homo + spor + ous] having spores of only one kind, which reproduce asexually …   Medical dictionary

  • homosporous — adj. producing only one type of spore (Biology) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homosporous — ho·mo·spor·ous …   English syllables

  • homosporous — ho•mos•po•rous [[t]həˈmɒs pər əs, hoʊ , ˌhoʊ məˈspɔr əs, ˈspoʊr [/t]] adj. bot having spores of one uniform type • Etymology: 1885–90 ho•mos′po•ry, n …   From formal English to slang

  • homosporous — /həˈmɒspərəs/ (say huh mospuhruhs), /hoʊmoʊˈspɔrəs/ (say hohmoh spawruhs) adjective having spores of one kind only …   Australian English dictionary

  • plant — plantable, adj. plantless, adj. plantlike, adj. /plant, plahnt/, n. 1. any member of the kingdom Plantae, comprising multicellular organisms that typically produce their own food from inorganic matter by the process of photosynthesis and that… …   Universalium

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