sporoplasm

noun
spo·​ro·​plasm
plural -s

Definition of sporoplasm

: a mass of protoplasm that gives rise to or forms a spore especially : the protoplasmic body that is released as an infective amoebula from a cnidosporidian cyst

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History and Etymology for sporoplasm

spor- + -plasm

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“Sporoplasm.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sporoplasm. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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