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Descriptor in English: Spores
Descriptor in Spanish: Esporas
Descriptor in Portuguese: Esporos
Descriptor in French: Spores
Entry term(s): Spore
Tree number(s): A11.870
B05.775
Scope note: The reproductive elements of lower organisms, such as BACTERIA; FUNGI; and cryptogamic plants.
Annotation: GEN: SPORES, BACTERIAL; SPORES, FUNGAL; and SPORES, PROTOZOAN are available; sporulation: coord organism /physiol (IM) + SPORES (NIM); Manual 22.31
Allowable Qualifiers: CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PH physiology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
History Note: 68(64)
DeCS UI: 13554
Descriptor UI: D013170
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2013/07/09
Spores - Preferred
Concept UI M0020380
Scope note The reproductive elements of lower organisms, such as BACTERIA; FUNGI; and cryptogamic plants.
Preferred term Spores
Entry term(s) Spore



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