amphispore

noun

am·​phi·​spore
plural -s
: a modified urediniospore that is characteristic of certain rusts of arid regions and that functions as a resting spore

Word History

Etymology

International Scientific Vocabulary amphi- + spore

First Known Use

1898, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of amphispore was in 1898

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“Amphispore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/amphispore. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

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