Definition of sporogenous in English:

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Pronunciation: /spəˈräjənəs/


chiefly Botany
(Of an organism or tissue) producing spores.
Example sentences
  • It is in immediate contact with the sporogenous tissue to the inside and to the middle layer to the outside of the anther.
  • The sporogenous cells of the ovary lead to the production of the female gametophyte or embryo sac that contains the egg cell.
  • Male sporogenesis begins with the division of a diploid sporophytic cell that gives rise to the tapetal initial and the sporogenous cell.

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Syllabification: spo·rog·e·nous

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