Definition of Archespore
1. Noun. Primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops.
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Literary usage of Archespore
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1. Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society by Royal Microscopical Society, London (1882)
"These are all characterized by the presence of an " archespore. ... By the formation of anticlinal and periclinal walls iu the cell above the archespore, ..."
2. The Elements of Botany by Sir Francis Darwin (1895)
"Two out of the four oblique walls, by which the archespore is marked out, are shown. c. ... From part of the archespore what are known as the ..."
3. The evolution of plant life, lower forms by George Massee (1891)
"The latter cell is successively divided by four oblique walls into four peripheral cells, and a central one—the archespore. The peripheral cells by further ..."
4. A Course of Practical Instruction in Botany by Frederick Orpen Bower, Sydney Howard Vines (1885)
"The upper cell divided up so as to consist of a central tetrahedral cell (archespore), surrounded by a single layer of cells, which form the wall. iii. ..."
5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1906)
"A single nucleus aggregates around itself a limited portion of the cytoplasm, and this again forms a membrane, becoming an archespore or a ..."