Sorosporella

noun

So·​ro·​spo·​rel·​la
ˌsōrəspəˈrelə
: a genus of imperfect fungi (family Moniliaceae) parasitic on various insect larvae and characterized by abundant chlamydospore production and verticillate conidiophores forming nonseptate hyaline spores

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek sōros heap + spora seed + New Latin -ella

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“Sorosporella.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Sorosporella. Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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