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apospory

noun apos·po·ry \ˈa-pə-ˌspr-ē, ə-ˈpäs-pə-rē\

Definition of APOSPORY

:  production of gametophytes directly from diploid cells of the sporophytes without spore formation (as in certain ferns and mosses)
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First Known Use of APOSPORY

1884

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