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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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