blastospore

noun
blas·​to·​spore | \ ˈbla-stə-ˌspȯr How to pronounce blastospore (audio) \

Definition of blastospore

: a fungal spore produced by budding

First Known Use of blastospore

1879, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for blastospore

blast- + spore

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“Blastospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/blastospore. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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blastospore

noun
blas·​to·​spore | \ ˈblas-tə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r How to pronounce blastospore (audio) \

Medical Definition of blastospore

: 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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