ac·​ro·​spore | \ ˈa-krə-ˌspȯr \
plural -s

Definition of acrospore

: a spore (as a basidiospore) borne at the extremity of the sporophore

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Other Words from acrospore

acrosporous \ ¦a-​krə-​¦spȯr-​əs , ə-​ˈkrä-​spə-​rəs \ adjective

First Known Use of acrospore

1849, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acrospore

French, from acr- + -spore

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“Acrospore.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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