blastospore

noun blas·to·spore \ ˈblas-tə-ˌspȯr \

Definition of blastospore

: a fungal spore produced by budding

Origin and Etymology of blastospore

blast- + spore


Medical Dictionary

blastospore

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

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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