archesporium

noun
ar·​che·​spo·​ri·​um | \ ˌär-ki-ˈspōr-ē-əm, -ˈspȯr- How to pronounce archesporium (audio) \
plural archesporia\ -​ē-​ə How to pronounce archesporia (audio) \

Medical Definition of archesporium

: the cell or group of cells from which spore mother cells develop

Other Words from archesporium

archesporial \ ˌär-​ki-​ˈspōr-​ē-​əl, -​ˈspȯr-​ How to pronounce archesporial (audio) \ adjective

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