verb (used without object), sporulated, sporulating. Biology.
to produce spores.
(intransitive) to produce spores, esp by multiple fission
sporulation spor·u·la·tion (spôr’yə-lā’shən)
The production or release of spores.
sporulate spor·u·late (spôr’yə-lāt’)
v. spor·u·lat·ed, spor·u·lat·ing, spor·u·lates
To produce or release spores.
noun, Biology. 1. a spore, especially a small one. noun 1. a spore, esp a very small spore sporule spor·ule (spôr’yōōl) n. A small spore.
noun 1. a rounded mark or stain made by foreign matter, as mud, blood, paint, ink, etc.; a blot or speck. 2. something that mars one’s character or reputation; blemish; flaw. 3. a small blemish, mole, or lesion on the skin or other surface. 4. a small, circumscribed mark caused by disease, allergic reaction, decay, […]
noun, Cards. 1. spot (def 10b).
verb (used with object) 1. to examine or investigate by means of a spot check. verb (used without object) 2. to conduct a spot check. noun 1. a random sampling or quick sample investigation: A spot check showed that at least ten percent of the items were defective. noun 1. a quick random examination 2. […]