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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a spore.


spore +‎ -like (Wiktionary)


  • Relatives of jellyfish began to parasitize fish, and stripped themselves down into little sporelike shapes, which today plague the trout of American rivers with whirling disease.

    Parasite Rex

  • Mosses and liverworts are part of the plant group bryophytes, or lower plants, which reproduce through sporelike structures instead of seeds.

    Berks county news

  • In addition to these frustrations, the flats of hectograph jelly had a tendency to incubate and support colonies of strange, sporelike growths in the unsavory atmosphere of our basement, no matter how meticulous we were about covering the damned old slowcoach thing once the day’s printing chores were done.

    on writing by stephen king


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