phoro-, phor-, -phora, -phorous, -phoresis, -phore, -phori, -phoria +

(Greek > Latin: bearer, to bear, carrying; producing, transmission; directing, turning; originally to carry or to bear children)

theophoric (adjective)
Literally, "carrying god", a term used to describe names that contain a divine name; such as, Amaziah, priest of Bethel; "Yah is mighty" ("Yah" is a common abbreviation of the personal name of Israel's God).
theophorous (adjective)
1. Having the name of a god or a name that is derived for a god’s name.
2. Bearing (carrying) or containing the name of a god.
1. An arrangement for applying heat to a body part; which consists of a water heater, a tube conveying hot water to a coil, and another tube conducting the water back to the heater.
2. A flat bag containing certain salts that produce heat when moistened; used as a substitute for a hot-water bag.
3. An instrument for estimating heat sensibility as applied locally to a body part.
trichophore, trichophoric
1. The special cell in red algae which produces or bears a trichogyne.

Trichogyne is the slender, hairlike cell that receives the fertilizing particles, or antherozoids, in red seaweeds.

2. One of the saclike organs from which the setae of annelids arise.
1. The small, free-swimming, ciliated aquatic larva of various invertebrates, including certain mollusks and annelids.
2. The free-swimming, pear-shaped, generally translucent larval form of marine annelids, mollusks, and related invertebrates.

Externally it has a prominent circlet of cilia, internally a complete digestive tract, a pair of excretory tubes, muscle and nerve fibers, sense organs, and a band of mesoderm.

1. Bringing nourishment, any one of the wandering amboid nutritive cells in a sponge which give rise to gemmules or embryos.
2. Having the function of supplying provisions or nutritional elements.
zoosporangiophore (s) (noun), zoosporangiophores (pl)
A structure bearing zoosporangia (sporangium in which zoospores develop): A zoosporangiophore is a receptacle that holds the sporangia, which is a case in which the zoospores, independently motile spores, are produced.

Cross references of word families related to "bear, carry, bring": duc-; -fer; ger-; later-, -lation; port-.