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Definition of Spores
SporeSpore Spore, n. [Gr. ? a sowing, seed, from ? to sow. Cf.
(a) One of the minute grains in flowerless plants, which
are analogous to seeds, as serving to reproduce the
Note: Spores are produced differently in the different
classes of cryptogamous plants, and as regards their
nature are often so unlike that they have only their
minuteness in common. The peculiar spores of diatoms
(called auxospores) increase in size, and at length
acquire a siliceous coating, thus becoming new diatoms
of full size. Compare Macrospore, Microspore,
O["o]spore, Restingspore, Sph[ae]rospore,
Swarmspore, Tetraspore, Zo["o]spore, and
(b) An embryo sac or embryonal vesicle in the ovules of
(a) A minute grain or germ; a small, round or ovoid body,
formed in certain organisms, and by germination giving
rise to a new organism; as, the reproductive spores of
(b) One of the parts formed by fission in certain
Protozoa. See Spore formation, belw.
(a) (Biol) A mode of reproduction resembling multitude
fission, common among Protozoa, in which the organism
breaks up into a number of pieces, or spores, each of
which eventually develops into an organism like the
parent form. --Balfour.
(b) The formation of reproductive cells or spores, as in
the growth of bacilli.
Meaning of Spores from wikipedia
- in unfavourable
form part of the life cycles
of many plants, algae, fungi
and protozoa. Bacterial spores
are not part of a ****ual cycle...
of a****ual spores
at the ends of hyphae. The mode of formation
of these spores
- of spores remaining viable
over 10,000 years, and revival
of spores millions
old has been claimed. There
is one report
of viable spores
- follows: Once the spores
are inhaled, they are transported through
the air p****ages into the tiny air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs. The spores
are then picked...
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- the production
in biology. The term is also used to refer
to the process
. Reproductive spores
to be formed...
- produce spores
in an unfavorable growth environment
the organism's viability
and permit survival
in a dormant state until
- In addition, the growth
of a sporeling
from a spore
, such as the spores
from fungal spores
, is also germination. Thus, in a general
- (modern Latin, from Gr**** σπόρος (sporos) ‘spore
’ + αγγείον (angeion) ‘vessel’) is an enclosure
in which spores
are formed. It can be composed
of a single...
- however, bacterial spores capable
of later germinating
into bacterial cells
may survive. Tyndallization
can be used to destroy
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