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Definitions for sporophore
ˈspɔr əˌfɔr, ˈspoʊr əˌfoʊrsporophore

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sporophorenoun

    a spore-bearing branch or organ: the part of the thallus of a sporophyte that develops spores; in ferns and mosses and liverworts is practically equivalent to the sporophyte


  1. sporophorenoun

    A spore-producing organ, especially a fungus hypha specialized to carry spores.


  1. sporophore

    A sporophore is a specialized structure or part of a fungus, lichen, or algae that is involved in the production or bearing of spores. It essentially serves as a platform where spore-producing structures develop.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sporophorenoun

    a placenta

  2. Sporophorenoun

    that alternately produced form of certain cryptogamous plants, as ferns, mosses, and the like, which is nonsexual, but produces spores in countless numbers. In ferns it is the leafy plant, in mosses the capsule. Cf. Oophore

  3. Etymology: [Spore + Gr. fe`rein to bear.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sporophore in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sporophore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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