sporulation

noun
spor·u·la·tion | \ˌspȯr-yə-ˈlā-shən, -ə-ˈlā-\

Definition of sporulation 

: the formation of spores especially : division into many small spores (as after encystment)

Other Words from sporulation

sporulative \ˈspȯr-yə-ˌlā-tiv, -ə-ˌlā- \ adjective

First Known Use of sporulation

1876, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for sporulation

International Scientific Vocabulary, from New Latin sporula, diminutive of spora spore

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The first known use of sporulation was in 1876

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sporulation

noun
spor·u·la·tion | \ˌspōr-(y)ə-ˈlā-shən, ˌspȯr- \

Medical Definition of sporulation 

: the formation of spores especially : division into many small spores (as after encystment)

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