sporophore

noun
spo·​ro·​phore | \ ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfȯr How to pronounce sporophore (audio) \

Definition of sporophore

: the spore-producing organ of a fungus or slime mold

First Known Use of sporophore

1849, in the meaning defined above

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“Sporophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporophore. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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sporophore

noun
spo·​ro·​phore | \ ˈspōr-ə-ˌfō(ə)r, ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfȯ(ə)r How to pronounce sporophore (audio) \

Medical Definition of sporophore

: the spore-producing organ especially of a fungus

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