an eating utensil combining features of a spoon and a fork.
1. a combining form representing spore, in compound words: sporophyte. combining form 1. (in botany) spore: sporophyte sporo- or spori- or spor- pref. Spore: sporocyte.
sporoagglutination spo·ro·ag·glu·ti·na·tion (spôr’ō-ə-glōōt’n-ā’shən) n. A method for diagnosing various mycoses based on the fact that the blood serum in diseases caused by fungi contains specific agglutinins that cause clumping of the spores of these organisms.
sporoblast spo·ro·blast (spôr’ə-blāst’) n. An early stage in the development of a sporocyst, prior to differentiation of the sporozoites.
noun, Botany, Mycology. 1. (in higher fungi, lichens, and red algae) a multicellular structure in which spores form; a fruiting body. noun 1. a specialized leaf branch in certain aquatic ferns that encloses the sori 2. the spore-producing structure in certain algae, lichens, and fungi