blastospore


blas·to·spore

noun \ˈblas-tə-ˌspr\

Definition of BLASTOSPORE

:  a fungal spore produced by budding

Origin of BLASTOSPORE

blast- + spore
First Known Use: circa 1927

blas·to·spore

noun \ˈblas-tə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌsp(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BLASTOSPORE

: a fungal spore that is produced by budding and that acts as a resting spore or (as in yeasts) gives rise to another spore or a hypha

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