Definition of Sporogenous

1. Adjective. Producing spores or reproducing by means of spores.

Partainyms: Spore



Definition of Sporogenous

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Sporogenous

1. Of cells or tissues, in which spores are formed. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporogenous

sporo-
sporoagglutination
sporoblast
sporoblasts
sporocarp
sporocarps
sporocysts
sporocyte
sporocytes
sporodochium
sporogeneses
sporogenesis
sporogenetic
sporogenic
sporogenous (current term)
sporogonia
sporogonic
sporogonies
sporogonium
sporoid
sporont
sporophores
sporophoric
sporophyl
sporophyll
sporophylls

Literary usage of Sporogenous

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Fecundation in Plants by David Myers Mottier (1904)
"At b, c, d the sporogenous parts of the fusion cells have given rise to branches which will produce either sporogenous filaments or spore fruits, ..."

2. Fecundation in Plants by David Myers Mottier (1904)
"This end cell continues the development of the sporogenous filament, ... At b, c, d the sporogenous parts of the fusion cells have given rise to branches ..."

3. Journal of Botany, British and Foreign (1898)
"The sporogenous nucleus, after remaining for a while in the centre of the fused cell, moves outwards towards the sporogenous half of the cell, ..."

4. A Textbook of Botany for Colleges and Universities by John Merle Coulter, Charles Reid Barnes, Henry Chandler Cowles (1910)
"The intermediate zone adds continuously new capsule regions below; therefore in a longitudinal section of a capsule the whole sporogenous series may be seen ..."

5. Morphology of Angiosperms: (Morphology of Spermatophytes. Part II) by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1903)
"The only possible exception to this is the case of such sporogenous masses as ... If the whole sporogenous mass in these forms is derived from a hypo dermal ..."

6. Organography of Plants, Especially of the Archegoniata and Spermaphyta by Karl Goebel, Isaac Bayley Balfour (1905)
"Where the sporogenous cell-mass reaches a larger size there are frequently arrangements which make possible a more profuse supply of food-material. ..."

7. The Origin of a Land Flora: A Theory Based Upon the Facts of Alternation by Frederick Orpen Bower (1908)
"In all of these a varying proportion of the sporogenous cells are sterile, ... The limits of the sporogenous tissue in early stages are difficult to define ..."

8. Morphology of Spermatophytes by John Merle Coulter, Charles Joseph Chamberlain (1901)
"10), which by division organize a large sporogenous mass. Lang states that in Stangeria, after a considerable mass of sporogenous cells is formed, ..."

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