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: one of the cylindrical outgrowths developing from the swollen sporangium tip in various fungi of the order Mucorales and having contents that divide to form a series of sporangiospores like a chain and simulate conidia upon breakdown of the sporangium wall
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merosporangium — A cylindrical small sporangium containing few spores and found in certain Zygomycetes. [G. meros, part, + sporangium] * * * mero·spo·ran·gi·um (mer″o spə ranґje əm) a small sporangium, usually cylindrical, containing a few spores… … Medical dictionary
merosporangium — mer·o·spo·ran·gi·um … English syllables
merospore — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌspō(ə)r noun Etymology: mer (III) + spore : a sporangiospore formed from a merosporangium … Useful english dictionary
mer- — I. combining form Etymology: Middle English, from mere sea, lake, pond, from Old English more at marine : sea mermaid … Useful english dictionary