adjective see microspore

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • microsporous — See microsporic. * * * …   Universalium

  • microsporous — mi·cro·spor·ous …   English syllables

  • microsporous — adjective see microspore …   Useful english dictionary

  • microspore — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1847 any of the spores in heterosporous plants that give rise to male gametophytes and are generally smaller than the megaspore • microsporous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • microspore — microsporic /muy kreuh spawr ik, spor /, microsporous /muy kreuh spawr euhs, spohr , muy kros peuhr euhs/, adj. /muy kreuh spawr , spohr /, n. Bot. 1. the smaller of the two kinds of spores characteristically produced by seed plants and some fern …   Universalium

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