acrospore

noun ac·ro·spore \ˈa-krə-ˌspȯr\

Definition of acrospore

plural

-s

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

acrosporous

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

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Origin and Etymology of acrospore

French, from acr- + -spore


First Known Use: 1849


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