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Related to macrospore: microspore
(Botany) another name for megaspore1
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|Noun||1.||macrospore - larger of the two types of spore produced in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into a female gametophyte|
spore - a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion; "a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes"
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n. macroespora, espora grande.
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