[ ahr-kuh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈɑr kəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
the primitive cell, or group of cells, that give rise to the cells from which spores are derived.
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OTHER WORDS FROM archesporear·che·spo·ri·al, adjectivesub·ar·che·spo·ri·al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for archespore
/ (ˈɑːkɪˌspɔː) /
noun plural -spores or -sporia (-ˈspɔːrɪə)
botany the cell or group of cells in a sporangium that gives rise to spores
Derived forms of archesporearchesporial, adjective
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