Dictionary: A   B   C   D   E   F   G   H   I   J   K   L   M   N   O   P   Q   R   S   T   U   V   W   X   Y   Z


noun, Botany.
a diploid cell in plants that undergoes meiosis to create four haploid megaspores.
A diploid cell that undergoes meiosis to produce megaspores as part of megasporogenesis. Also called megaspore mother cell.


Read Also:

  • Megasporogenesis

    [meg-uh-spawr-uh-jen-uh-sis, -spohr-] /ˌmɛg əˌspɔr əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, -ˈspoʊr-/ noun, Botany. 1. the formation and development of megaspores. megasporogenesis (měg’ə-spôr’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) The formation of megaspores inside the ovules of seed plants. A diploid cell in the ovule, called a megasporocyte or a megaspore mother cell, undergoes meiosis and gives rise to four haploid megaspores. In most plants, […]

  • Megasporophyll

    [meg-uh-spawr-uh-fil, -spohr-] /ˌmɛg əˈspɔr ə fɪl, -ˈspoʊr-/ noun, Botany. 1. a producing megasporangia only. /ˌmɛɡəˈspɔːrəfɪl/ noun 1. a leaf on which the megaspores are formed: corresponds to the carpel of a flowering plant Compare microsporophyll megasporophyll (měg’ə-spôr’ə-fĭl’) A leaflike structure that bears megasporangia.

  • Megastar

    /ˈmɛɡəˌstɑː/ noun 1. a very well-known personality in the entertainment business noun a very famous person, often an actor or actress

  • Megass

    [muh-gas, -gahs] /məˈgæs, -ˈgɑs/ noun 1. . /məˈɡæs/ noun 1. another name for bagasse (sense 2)

Disclaimer: Megasporocyte definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.