ascospore

noun
as·​co·​spore | \ˈas-kə-ˌspȯr \

Definition of ascospore 

: any of the spores contained in an ascus

Other Words from ascospore

ascosporic \ˌas-​kə-​ˈspȯr-​ik \ adjective

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1875, in the meaning defined above

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ascospore

noun
as·​co·​spore | \ˈas-kə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r \

Medical Definition of ascospore 

: one of the spores contained in an ascus

Other Words from ascospore

ascosporic \ˌas-​kə-​ˈspōr-​ik, -​ˈspȯr-​ \ adjective

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