azygospore

noun azy·go·spore \āˈzīgōˌspō(ə)r, əˈz-\

Definition of azygospore

plural

-s

  1. :  a reproductive body found in certain fungi (class Phycomycetes) and in some algae that resembles a zygospore but is formed without gametic fusion

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Origin and Etymology of azygospore

azygo- + spore


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