Definition of sporophyte
Origin of sporophyte
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1886
Medical Definition of sporophyte
: an individual or generation of a plant exhibiting alternation of generations that bears asexual spores, is usually not clearly differentiated in algae and fungi, and in vascular plants is the conspicuous form ordinarily seen—compare gametophyte
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