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homospory

[ huh-mos-puh-ree, hoh- ]
/ həˈmɒs pə ri, hoʊ- /
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noun

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

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Origin of homospory

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