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uredospore

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noun ure·do·spore \yu̇-ˈrē-də-ˌspȯr\

Definition of uredospore

  1. :  one of the thin-walled spores that are produced by uredinial hyphae and spread the fungus vegetatively



Variants of uredospore

or urediniospore play \yu̇r-ə-ˈdi-nē-ə-\ also urediospore play \yu̇-ˈrē-dē-ə-\

Origin of uredospore

New Latin uredium uredinium (from Latin uredo) + English -o- + spore


First Known Use: 1875


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