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sporule

Syllabification: spor·ule
Pronunciation: /ˈspôryo͞ol
 
/

Definition of sporule in English:

noun

Biology
A small spore.
Example sentences
  • After this fact one need not be surprised at the diffusion of the far lighter and smaller sporules of cryptogamic plants.
  • The simulation of the delicate ramifications and microscopic sporules of the lichen is simply perfect.
  • Many persons would doubtless say that the formation of the sporules is a vital process, and the production of alcohol and carbonic acid a chemical process inseparable from it.

Derivatives

sporular

1
Pronunciation: /-yələr/
adjective
Example sentences
  • Aspergilli have a sporular diameter which allows penetration to the distal pulmonary areas and alveoli.

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