Meaning of 孢

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Pinyin: bāo
English Definition: spore
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 8; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (seed) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
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    • [ zi ] son, child; seed, egg; fruit; small thing
    • [ bāo ] wrap, pack, bundle; package
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Example Words
孢子 bāo spore
头孢拉定 tóu bāo dìng cefradine, cephradine (pharm.)
头孢菌素 tóu bāo jūn cephalosporin (pharm.); cephalothin
厌酷球孢子菌 yàn qiú bāo jūn Coccidioides immitis
单端孢霉烯类毒素 dān duān bāo méi lèi trichothecenes (TS, T-2)
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Example Sentences
There are two important genera of bacteria which form spores.
This is an example of how some fungi produce their spores in clumps.
Hot-water disinfection is an excellent method of destroying most germs that are in a vegetative state.
Actually a spore is an end product of a series of enzymatic processes.
Both genera are rod forms, one (Bacillus) is aerobic and the other (Clostridium) is anaerobic.