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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From Figure 4, it can be seen that after high-temperature treatments, the proportion of microspores increases, the proportion of small pores decreases, and the proportion of macrospores decreases to some extent.
Stem gall disease (Protomyces macrospores Unger) is one of the important coriander diseases in India and often causes severe yield loss and deteriorate the quality of seed.
Besides colloalginite and sorbocolloalginite, single components of vitrinite, fusinite, as well as fragments of yellowish-orange macrospores are present.
Phillips RE, Quisenberry VL, Zeleznik JM, Dunn GH (1989) Mechanism of water entry into simulated macrospores. Soil Science Society of America Journal 53, 1629-1635.