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archespore

[ahr-kuh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈɑr kəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Botany
1.
the primitive cell, or group of cells, that give rise to the cells from which spores are derived.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; arche- + spore
Related forms
archesporial, adjective
subarchesporial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for archesporial

archespore

/ˈɑːkɪˌspɔː/
noun (pl) -spores, -sporia (-ˈspɔːrɪə)
1.
(botany) the cell or group of cells in a sporangium that gives rise to spores
Derived Forms
archesporial, adjective
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