verb (used without object), spor·u·lat·ed, spor·u·lat·ing. Biology.
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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