Pronunciation: (mī'kru-spôr", -spōr"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/microspore.html on line 77 [key]
1. the smaller of the two kinds of spores characteristically produced by seed plants and some fern allies, developing into a male gametophyte. Cf. megaspore,
2. a pollen grain.
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