archesporial

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

archesporium +‎ -al

Adjective[edit]

archesporial (not comparable)

  1. Relating to the archesporia, cells of the sporangium that give rise to spores.
    • 2015 September 23, “Global Identification of Genes Specific for Rice Meiosis”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0137399:
      However, nuclear events in meiotic cells are readily distinguishable from those in mitotic cells, and the developmental program of archesporial cells and meiocytes is independent of successive somatic cell development, at least for the progression into prophase I.