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sporogenesis

[spawr-uh-jen-uh-sis, spohr-] /ˌspɔr əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌspoʊr-/
noun, Biology
1.
the production of spores; sporogony.
2.
reproduction by means of spores.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; sporo- + -genesis
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British Dictionary definitions for sporogenesis

sporogenesis

/ˌspɔːrəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs; ˌspɒ-/
noun
1.
the process of spore formation in plants and animals
Derived Forms
sporogenous (spɔːˈrɒdʒɪnəs; spɒ-) adjective
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sporogenesis in Medicine

sporogenesis spo·ro·gen·e·sis (spôr'ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.

  1. Reproduction by means of spores.

  2. Production or formation of spores.


spo'ro·gen'ic (-jěn'ĭk) or spo·rog'e·nous (spə-rŏj'ə-nəs, spô-) adj.
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sporogenesis in Science
sporogenesis
  (spôr'ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)   
The formation or production of spores. Sporogenesis may result from mitosis or meiosis. Plant spores result from meiosis, whereas fungal spores may result from either mitosis or meiosis depending on the species.
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