aleuriospore

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

Definition of aleuriospore

plural -s
: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


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