azygospore

noun
azy·​go·​spore | \ āˈzīgōˌspō(ə)r, əˈz- \
plural -s

Definition of azygospore

: 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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History and Etymology for azygospore

azygo- + spore

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“Azygospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azygospore. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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