homospory

[huh-mos-puh-ree, hoh-]

noun

the production of a single kind of spore, neither microspore nor megaspore.

Nearby words

  1. homoserine,
  2. homosexual,
  3. homosexuality,
  4. homosocial,
  5. homosporous,
  6. homostyled,
  7. homotaxis,
  8. homothallic,
  9. homotherm,
  10. homothermal

Origin of homospory

First recorded in 1900–05; homo- + spore + -y3

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