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n, pl -spores or -sporia (-ˈspɔːrɪə)
(Botany) botany the cell or group of cells in a sporangium that gives rise to spores
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|Noun||1.||archespore - primitive cell or group of cells from which a mother cell develops|
cell - (biology) the basic structural and functional unit of all organisms; they may exist as independent units of life (as in monads) or may form colonies or tissues as in higher plants and animals