Meaning of MICROSPORE in English

MICROSPORE

transcription, транскрипция: [ ˈmī-krə-ˌspȯr ]

noun

Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary

Date: 1847

: any of the spores in heterosporous plants that give rise to male gametophytes and are generally smaller than the megaspore

• mi·cro·spo·rous ˌmī-krə-ˈspȯr-əs, mī-ˈkräs-pə-rəs adjective

Merriam-Webster's Collegiate English vocabulary.      Энциклопедический словарь английского языка Merriam Webster.