aleuriospore

noun aleu·ri·o·spore \ə-ˈlu̇r-ē-ə-ˌspȯr\
variants: less commonly

aleurospore

\ə-ˈlu̇r-ə-ˌspȯr\

Definition of aleuriospore

plural

-s

  1. :  an asexual spore in certain fungi produced terminally by septation but remaining attached until disintegration of the mycelium :  a nondeciduous chlamydospore

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Origin and Etymology of aleuriospore

aleurio- or aleuro- (from Greek aleuron) + spore


First Known Use: 1917


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