mega·​spo·​ro·​gen·​e·​sis ˌme-gə-ˌspȯr-ə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce megasporogenesis (audio)
: the formation and maturation of a megaspore

Word History


megaspore + -o- + genesis

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of megasporogenesis was in 1909

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Cite this Entry

“Megasporogenesis.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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