Cytospora

noun
Cy·​tos·​po·​ra | \ sīˈtäspərə \

Definition of Cytospora

: a form genus of parasitic imperfect fungi (family Phyllostictaceae) that produce their spores in pycnidial cavities within a stroma that is either subepidermal or subcortical in the host

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History and Etymology for Cytospora

New Latin, from cyt- + -spora

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“Cytospora.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Cytospora. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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