sporophyll

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noun spo·ro·phyll \ˈspȯr-ə-ˌfil\

Definition of sporophyll

  1. :  a spore-bearing and usually greatly modified leaf

Origin and Etymology of sporophyll

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1888


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