sporogenesis

noun
spo·​ro·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌspȯr-ə-ˈje-nə-səs How to pronounce sporogenesis (audio) \

Definition of sporogenesis

1 : reproduction by spores
2 : spore formation

Other Words from sporogenesis

sporogenous \ spə-​ˈrä-​jə-​nəs How to pronounce sporogenous (audio) , spȯ-​ \ or less commonly sporogenic \ ˌspȯr-​ə-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce sporogenic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of sporogenesis

circa 1890, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for sporogenesis

New Latin

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“Sporogenesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporogenesis. Accessed 20 Oct. 2020.

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sporogenesis

noun
spo·​ro·​gen·​e·​sis | \ ˌspōr-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs, ˌspȯr- How to pronounce sporogenesis (audio) \
plural sporogeneses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce sporogeneses (audio) \

Medical Definition of sporogenesis

1 : reproduction by spores
2 : spore formation

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