Microsporic Mi`cro*spor"ic, a. (Bot.) Of or pertaining to microspores. [1913 Webster]

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  • microsporic — See microspore. * * * …   Universalium

  • microsporic — mi·cro·spor·ic …   English syllables

  • microsporic — adjective see microspore …   Useful english 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

  • microsporous — See microsporic. * * * …   Universalium

  • microspore — [mī′krō spôr΄] n. a haploid spore, usually smaller than a megaspore of the same plant, which gives rise to a male gametophyte: found in all seed plants, where it is an immature pollen grain, and in many lower vascular plants microsporic adj …   English World dictionary

  • pollen grain — noun : one of the microsporic grains of which pollen is made up …   Useful english dictionary

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