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tetraspore

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noun tet·ra·spore \ˈte-trə-ˌspȯr\

Definition of tetraspore

  1. :  one of the four haploid asexual spores developed meiotically in the red algae



Origin and Etymology of tetraspore

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1846


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