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Sporogenesis

Definition
noun
(1) An asexual form of reproduction by means of spores.
(2) The formation of spores during a biological life cycle.
Supplement
Plants and many algae are examples of organisms that form and reproduce by spores.
Word origin: Greek, from sporā, seed + Latin, genesis from Greek, birth, origin.
See also: sporophyte


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