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n. Botany
A cell that undergoes meiosis to produce four microspores. Also called microspore mother cell.


(Botany) a cell that splits into microspores


(ˌmaɪ krəˈspɔr əˌsaɪt, -ˈspoʊr-)

one of the mother cells that produce four microspores by meiosis.
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Cytokinesis in microsporocyte meiosis is of simultaneous type, and the micropore tetrads are tetrahedral.
The single cell layer of tapetum surrounding the anther loculus is first recognizable at the early Microsporocyte stage .
Organelle distribution and apportionment during meiosis in the microsporocyte of Ginkgo biloba.
1989), or a slower developmental rate (neoteny) and a shorter developmental duration (progenesis) between archesporial cell differentiation and microsporocyte meiosis in CL anthers (Lord et al.
Microsporocyte growth and meiosis in Phyllospadix torreyi, a marine monocotyledon.
microspore: Haploid cells produced by meiosis in the anthers of angiosperms; four microspores are produced from a single microsporocyte.
Each microsporocyte undergoes meiosis and resulted in a microspore tetrad (Fig.
Each microsporocyte undergoes meiosisandresultedinamicrosporetetrad.
Pollen hypoaneuploid for the respective chromosome are produced at a frequency of [+ or -] 50 % when a hypoaneuploid microsporocyte undergoes meiosis.
Premature dissolution of the microsporocyte callose wall causes male sterility in transgenic tobacco.