[spawr-uh-jen-uh-sis, spohr-] /ˌspɔr əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌspoʊr-/
the production of spores; sporogony.
reproduction by means of spores.
the process of spore formation in plants and animals
sporogenesis spo·ro·gen·e·sis (spôr’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
Reproduction by means of spores.
Production or formation of spores.
spo’ro·gen’ic (-jěn’ĭk) or spo·rog’e·nous (spə-rŏj’ə-nəs, spô-) adj.
The formation or production of spores. Sporogenesis may result from mitosis or meiosis. Plant spores result from meiosis, whereas fungal spores may result from either mitosis or meiosis depending on the species.
adjective 1. of or relating to spores or spore production.
noun, plural sporogonia [spawr-uh-goh-nee-uh, spohr-] /ˌspɔr əˈgoʊ ni ə, ˌspoʊr-/ (Show IPA). Botany. 1. the sporangium of mosses and liverworts. noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə) 1. the sporophyte of mosses and liverworts, consisting of a spore-bearing capsule on a short stalk that arises from the parent plant (the gametophyte)
noun, Biology. 1. (in certain sporozoans) the multiple fission of an encysted zygote or oocyte, resulting in the formation of sporozoites. noun 1. the process in sporozoans by which sporozoites are formed from an encysted zygote by multiple fission sporogony spo·rog·o·ny (spə-rŏg’ə-nē, spô-) n. Reproduction by asexual division of a spore or zygote, characteristic of […]
noun, Biology. 1. (in the sexual reproduction of certain sporozoans) an encysted spore developed from a zygote, which undergoes sporogony to form sporozoites. sporont spo·ront (spôr’ŏnt) n. An organism or a cell produced by sporogony.