sporogenesis

noun spo·ro·gen·e·sis \ ˌspȯr-ə-ˈje-nə-səs \

Definition of sporogenesis

1 : reproduction by spores
2 : spore formation

sporogenous

play \spə-ˈrä-jə-nəs, spȯ-\ or less commonly sporogenic play \ˌspȯr-ə-ˈje-nik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of sporogenesis

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

sporogenesis

noun spo·ro·gen·e·sis \ ˌspōr-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs, ˌspȯr- \

medical Definition of sporogenesis

plural sporogeneses play \-ˌsēz\
1 : reproduction by spores
2 : spore formation

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up sporogenesis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

to remove or wipe out

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Find the Cousins

  • a-large-tree-with-many-branches
  • Which pair shares a common word ancestor?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Add Diction

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!