Definition of Macrospore. Meaning of Macrospore. Synonyms of Macrospore

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Definition of Macrospore

Macrospore
Macrospore Mac"ro*spore, n. [Macro- + spore.] (Bot.) One of the specially large spores of certain flowerless plants, as Selaginella, etc.

Meaning of Macrospore from wikipedia

- Megaspores, also called macrospores, are a type of spore that is present in heterosporous plants. These plants have two spore types, megaspores and microspores...
- rise to a male gametophyte, (pollen in seed plants). Megaspores (or macrospores): meiospores that give rise to a female gametophyte, (in seed plants...
- resource storage for the cell. Microspores are much more active compared macrospores but perishes after only 5 to 8 hours. resembles an Oxyrrhis cell. Has...
- print. Both the spores and the basidia are dimorphic. The larger spores (macrospores) are smooth, ellipsoid, and measure 11–17.5 by 7–10 µm. They are hyaline...
- species have two types of spores (a state called heterosporous), small macrospores and minute microspores. The spore forming organs (called sporocarps)...
- H. acremonioides, the production of the conidia and the color of the macrospore are affected by temperature. At 20 °C, optimum growth in all the culture...
- host through small openings in the carapace or through antennal glands. Macrospores are slightly larger than microspores by a few micrometers, and both are...
- search for new Tintinnid hosts. Euduboscquella species can produce either macrospores or microspores and some produce both, but only one type per infected...
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