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  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sporulate.


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  • The invading fungus then sporulates and re-enters the ambient environment to establish subsequent infections.

    Chapter 8 1994

  • Protecting itself, the germ sporulates; the vampire sinks into a coma.

    I Am Legend Matheson, Richard, 1926- 1954

  • And his work has shown that when ants are infected with this cordyceps fungus that the fungus induces them to climb up the tree just to the right location so the humidity and temperature is perfect for when the ant dies, it - the fungus not only starts growing out of the ant's head, which is really strange in time-lapse photography, but then it sporulates and rains spores down on unsuspecting ants below to infect them.

    NPR Topics: News 2011

  • Deprived of blood, it makes self-killing bacteriophages or else sporulates. "

    I Am Legend Matheson, Richard, 1926- 1954


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