exospore


exo·spore

noun \ˈek-sə-ˌspr\

Definition of EXOSPORE

:  an asexual spore cut off from a parent sporophore by the formation of septa

Origin of EXOSPORE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1859

exo·spore

noun \ˈek-sə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌsp(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of EXOSPORE

: one of the asexual spores separated from a parent cell (as in phycomycetous fungi) by formation of a septum

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