noun aplan·o·spore \(ˈ)āˈplanəˌspō(ə)r\

Definition of aplanospore



  1. 1 :  a nonmotile asexual spore formed by rejuvenescence in certain algae and distinguished from an akinete by developing a new cell wall distinct from that of the parent cell — compare hypnospore, zoospore

  2. 2 :  a nonmotile asexual spore produced within the sporangium in certain fungi (such as Mucoraceae)

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Origin and Etymology of aplanospore

aplano- + spore

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