Definition of -phore

: carrier gametophore

History and Etymology for -phore

New Latin -phorus, from Greek -phoros, from -phoros (adjective combining form) carrying, from pherein to carry — more at bear

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“-phore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-phore. Accessed 15 May. 2021.

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