Definition of aplanospore
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 : 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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