megaspore definition

  • noun:
    • the bigger of two types of spores that provide rise to women gametophyte. Also called macrospore.
    • The larger spore of a heterosporous plant, usually creating a female gametophyte
    • Same as macrospore.
    • bigger for the two types of spore stated in heterosporous plants; develops in ovule into women gametophyte

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