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(1) An asexual form of reproduction by means of spores.

(2) The formation of spores during a biological life cycle.


Plants and many algae are examples of organisms that form and reproduce by spores.

Word origin: Greek, from sporā, seed + Latin, genesis from Greek, birth, origin.

See also: sporophyte

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