- one of the mother cells that produce four microspores by meiosis.
Origin of microsporocyte
Also called pollen mother cell.
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pollen mother cell
- See microsporocyte.
- A diploid cell that undergoes meiosis to produce microspores as part of microsporogenesis. Also called microspore mother cell pollen mother cell
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