Definition of Epispore

1. n. The thickish outer coat of certain spores.



Definition of Epispore

1. Noun. (botany) The thickish outer coat of certain spores. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Epispore

1. the outermost layer of a spore-wall [n -S]

Medical Definition of Epispore

1. The thickish outer coat of certain spores. Origin: Pref. Epi- + spore. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Epispore

episodicity
episodick
episomal
episomally
episome
episomes
epispadias
epispadiases
epispastic
epispastick
episperm
epispermic
episperms
epispinal
episplenitis
epispore (current term)
epispores
epistases
epistasies
epistasis
epistasy
epistatic
epistatic gene
epistatically
epistaxes
epistaxis
epistemai
episteme
epistemes
epistemic

Literary usage of Epispore

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1. The Micrographic Dictionary: A Guide to the Examination and Investigation of by John William Griffith, Arthur Henfrey (1883)
"This swells ; and the spores become rounded, separating from each other ; and the upper part of the epispore begins to dissolve. The spores become removed ..."

2. Rust, smut, mildew, & mould: an introduction to the study of microscopic fungi by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke (1878)
"Produced in the inflorescence; mass of spores black-brown; spores rounder elongated and irregularly flattened ('006-'01 mm.) ; olive-brown; epispore very ..."

3. Text-book of Botany, Morphological and Physical by Julius Sachs (1882)
"... epispore, the development of which has been very fully but not very intelligibly described and figured by Russow. According to him the mucilaginous ..."

4. Fungi by Mordecai Cubitt Cooke, Miles Joseph Berkeley (1877)
"The epispore acquires a waxy consistence by this pigmentation, ... It is to this particular consistency of the epispore that the cracks so frequent in the ..."

5. A Text-book of Plant Diseases Caused by Cryptogamic Parasites by George Massee (1907)
"epispore of oospore rugulose or netted. Peronospora trichotoma, Massee, Journ. Linn. Soc. (£ot.), xxiv. 45, 2 figs. (1888). ..."

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