ascospore


as·co·spore

noun \ˈas-kə-ˌspr\

Definition of ASCOSPORE

:  any of the spores contained in an ascus
as·co·spor·ic \ˌas-kə-ˈspr-ik\ adjective

First Known Use of ASCOSPORE

1875

as·co·spore

noun \ˈas-kə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌsp(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ASCOSPORE

: one of the spores contained in an ascus
as·co·spor·ic \ˌas-kə-ˈspōr-ik, -ˈspr-\ adjective

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