blastospore

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noun blas·to·spore \ˈblas-tə-ˌspȯr\

Definition of blastospore

  1. :  a fungal spore produced by budding

Origin and Etymology of blastospore

blast- + spore


First Known Use: 1879


Medical Dictionary

blastospore

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noun blas·to·spore \ˈblas-tə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of blastospore

  1. :  a fungal spore that is produced by budding and that acts as a resting spore or (as in yeasts) gives rise to another spore or a hypha


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