macrospore


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mac·ro·spore

(mak'rō-spōr),
The larger of two spore types of certain protozoans or fungi.
Synonym(s): megalospore, megaspore
[macro- + G. sporos, seed]

macrospore

(măk′rō-spor)
The larger spore type in certain fungi and protozoa with two spores.

macrospore

see MEGASPORE.
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There is an increasing evidence that portions of the water infiltrating through the soil surface may move rapidly through the aeration zone along preferred flow paths such as macrospores and fractures.
There is an increasing evidence that portions of the water infiltrating through the soil surface may rapidly move through the aeration zone along preferred flow paths such as macrospores and fractures.