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- n. The process of a bacterium becoming a spore
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act or process of forming spores; spore formation. See Illust. of bacillus, (b).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Formation of or conversion into spores or sporules; sporation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. asexual reproduction by the production and release of spores
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