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spermo- +‎ spore


spermospore (plural spermospores)

  1. (physiology) The male germinal or seminal cell, from the breaking up of which the spermoblasts are formed and ultimately the spermatozoids.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for spermospore in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)