Sporogenic - definition of sporogenic by The Free Dictionary
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1. Production or formation of spores.
2. Reproduction by means of spores.
spo′ro·gen′ic (-jĕn′ĭk), spo·rog′e·nous (spə-rŏj′ə-nəs, spô-, spō-) adj.
sporogenic (ˌspɔːrəʊˈdʒɛnɪk; ˌspɒ-)
relating to the production or formation of spores, or producing spores
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perfringens, a sporogenic
gram-positive bacterium, has been rarely reported as the source of transfusion-associated sepsis (4).
This marks the beginning of the sporogenic
cycle that occurs within the mosquito vector.
AtSPL8 is required for proper development of sporogenic
tissues in Arabidopsis as early anther development has been shown to be affected in AtSPL8 mutants (spl8-1) overexpressing miR156b, resulting in the development of small and fully sterile anthers .