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mi•cro•spore



Pronunciation: (mī'kru-spôr", -spōr"), [key]
n. Bot.
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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