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See definition of spore on Dictionary.com
  • as incell
  • as ingerm
  • as inovum
  • as inseed

synonyms for spore

  • bacterium
  • egg
  • germ
  • unit
  • corpuscle
  • embryo
  • follicle
  • microorganism
  • utricle
  • vacuole
  • cellule
  • haematid
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How to use spore in a sentence

Plant pollen and fungal spores are aerosols that can waft long distances.
EXPLAINER: WHAT ARE AEROSOLS?ELLIE BROADMANFEBRUARY 18, 2021SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
It wasn’t a total surprise when several prominent science publications moved years ago to curtail or eliminate comments on their websites, encouraging readers to release their precious thought spores into the social media wilderness instead.
OUR FAVORITE COMMENTS OF THE YEARTHOMAS LINDECEMBER 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
The spores ride the wind once released, sometimes traveling long distances and staying dormant until conditions are right for growth.
A GLOWING ZEBRAFISH WINS THE 2020 NIKON SMALL WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY CONTESTERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Miroslav Žít, an amateur photographer from Prachatice in the Czech Republic, snapped this photo of a stunning moss capsule packed with spores almost ready to take flight.
A GLOWING ZEBRAFISH WINS THE 2020 NIKON SMALL WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY CONTESTERIN GARCIA DE JESUSOCTOBER 13, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It was a small box filled with spore muscles—thin strips of plastic coated on one side with a spore mixture—that straddled the air-water interface.
IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF ENVIRONMENTALISM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANASTASIA BENDEBURY & MICHAEL SHILO DELAYOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
As the water evaporates from the spores the muscles contract, which resets the cycle.
IMITATION IS THE SINCEREST FORM OF ENVIRONMENTALISM - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANASTASIA BENDEBURY & MICHAEL SHILO DELAYOCTOBER 7, 2020NAUTILUS
Budding (as in yeast) and spore formation are familiar to us in plants.
TABOO AND GENETICSMELVIN MOSES KNIGHT, IVA LOWTHER PETERS, AND PHYLLIS MARY BLANCHARD
At length a hard coat forms around this cell, which has now become a spore.
A CIVIC BIOLOGYGEORGE WILLIAM HUNTER
Thus the spore of the sun—the whispering spheres—found a set of conditions fitted for growth.
THE WHISPERING SPHERESRUSSELL ROBERT WINTERBOTHAM
This destroys the resisting power of the spore membrane and allows the stain to reach the interior.
THE ELEMENTS OF BACTERIOLOGICAL TECHNIQUEJOHN WILLIAM HENRY EYRE
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPORE

  • bacterium
  • cellule
  • corpuscle
  • egg
  • embryo
  • follicle
  • germ
  • haematid
  • microorganism
  • spore
  • unit
  • utricle
  • vacuole
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.