meiospore


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meiospore

[′mī·ə‚spȯr]
(biology)
A spore produced as the result of meiosis.
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Analysis of data on meiosis in all groups of bryophytes has led us to hypothesize that the sporopollenin wall typically covering the algal zygote was transferred directly to meiospores without an intervening sporophyte generation.
Cuckoo" Aegilops addition chromosome in wheat ensures its transmission by causing chromosome breaks in meiospores lacking it.
Next, haploid cells (meiospores) are separated after the degeneration of the special wall, and each of the meiospores is turned into young meiospores with big and central vacuoles (V) and small and peripheral nucleus (N).
producing four or eight meiospores that subsequently reproduce by mitotic division, producing haploid spores.