Spongospora

noun
Spon·gos·po·ra | \späŋˈgäspərə\

Definition of Spongospora 

: a genus of organisms (family Plasmodiophoraceae) resembling the slime molds and characterized by spongelike spore balls each cell of which germinates — see powdery scab — compare plasmodiophora

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New Latin, from spongo- + -spora

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