microsporocyte


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microsporocyte

[¦mī·krō′spȯr·ə‚sīt]
(botany)
A diploid cell from which four microspores are produced by meiosis. Also known as microspore mother cell.
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Primary sporogenousa cells were developed directly as microsporocytes.
Microsporocytes are recognizable by their large volume, dense cytoplasm, and conspicuous nuclei.