aposporous

apospory

[ap-uh-spawr-ee, -spohr-ee, uh-pos-puh-ree]
noun Botany.
the development of a gametophyte from a sporophyte without meiosis.

Origin:
1880–85; apo- + spor- + -y3

aposporic [ap-uh-spawr-ik, -spor-] , aposporous [uh-pos-per-uhs, ap-uh-spawr-uhs, -spor-] , adjective
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apospory (ˈæpəˌspɔːrɪ)
 
n
1.  botany development of the gametophyte from the sporophyte without the formation of spores
2.  the development of an embryo of a flowering plant outside the embryo sac, from a cell of the nucellus or chalaza
 
[C19: from apo- + spore + -y1]

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