megaspore

noun mega·spore \ ˈme-gə-ˌspȯr \

Definition of megaspore

: a spore in heterosporous plants giving rise to female gametophytes and usually larger than a microspore

megasporic

play \ˌme-gə-ˈspȯr-ik\ adjective

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megaspore

noun mega·spore \ ˈmeg-ə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of megaspore

1 : a spore in heterosporous plants that gives rise to female gametophytes and is generally larger than a microspore

megasporic

play \ˌmeg-ə-ˈspōr-ik, -ˈspȯr-\ adjective

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