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sporulation

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noun spor·u·la·tion \ˌspȯr-yə-ˈlā-shən, -ə-ˈlā-\

Definition of sporulation

  1. :  the formation of spores; especially :  division into many small spores (as after encystment)

spor·u·la·tive play \ˈspȯr-yə-ˌlā-tiv, -ə-ˌlā-\ adjective


Origin of sporulation

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin sporula, diminutive of spora spore


First Known Use: 1876


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sporulation

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noun spor·u·la·tion \ˌspōr-(y)ə-ˈlā-shən, ˌspȯr-\

Medical Definition of sporulation

  1. :  the formation of spores; especially :  division into many small spores (as after encystment)




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