chlamydospore

noun
chla·​mydo·​spore | \ klə-ˈmi-də-ˌspȯr How to pronounce chlamydospore (audio) \

Definition of chlamydospore

: a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore

First Known Use of chlamydospore

1884, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chlamydospore

Latin chlamyd-, chlamys + International Scientific Vocabulary spore

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The first known use of chlamydospore was in 1884

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chlamydospore

noun
chla·​mydo·​spore | \ klə-ˈmid-ə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r How to pronounce chlamydospore (audio) \

Medical Definition of chlamydospore

: a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore

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