[ spawr-yool, spor- ]
/ ˈspɔr yul, ˈspɒr- /
a spore, especially a small one.
Related formsspor·u·lar [spawr-yuh-ler, spor-] /ˈspɔr yə lər, ˈspɒr-/, adjective
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Examples from the Web for sporule
This sporule of the second generation ordinarily detaches itself from its support before germinating.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses|Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
British Dictionary definitions for sporule
/ (ˈspɒruːl) /
a spore, esp a very small spore
Word Origin for sporule
C19: from New Latin sporula a little spore
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Medicine definitions for sporule
[ spôr′yōōl ]
A small spore.
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