Medical Dictionary


noun spo·ro·phyte \-ˌfīt\

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
spo·ro·phyt·ic \ˌspōr-ə-ˈfit-ik, ˌspr-\ adjective


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