- to produce spores.
Origin of sporulate
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The life-history of all of these is very similar, the principal difference being in the length of time it takes them to sporulate.Insects and Diseases
Rennie W. Doane
- (intr) to produce spores, esp by multiple fission
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- To produce or release spores.
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