azygospore

noun

azy·​go·​spore
āˈzīgōˌspō(ə)r,
əˈz-
plural -s
: a reproductive body found in certain fungi (class Phycomycetes) and in some algae that resembles a zygospore but is formed without gametic fusion

Word History

Etymology

azygo- + spore

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“Azygospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/azygospore. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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