- to produce spores.
Origin of sporulate
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Sporulation only takes place outside the body, probably because free oxygen is necessary to the process.Manual of Surgery
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- (intr) to produce spores, esp by multiple fission
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- The production or release of spores.
- To produce or release spores.
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