sporo-, spor-, spori-, -sporium
(Greek: seed, seeding; a sowing; a crop; seedtime)
General term for a spore (microscopic, unicellular, asexual, or sexual reproductive units of cryptogams and fungi) produced by meiosis.
A secondary spore, one resulting from the segmentation of another (compound or septate) spore.
A structure in which microspores are formed.
Characterized by having very numerous spores.
A case or sac containing an oospore (a fertilized female reproductive cell in algae and fungi).
A spore produced from an unfertilized female gamete.
In botany, having more than the usual number of spores.
A large order of loculoedaphomycetid fungi which may be parasitic on plants and other fungi, saprobic or lichenized.
A sporangium (structure in which spores are produced) containing numerous spores.
A single-celled or many-celled structure in which spores are produced, as in fungi, algae, mosses, and ferns. Also called spore case.