chlamydospore

noun chla·mydo·spore \ klə-ˈmi-də-ˌspȯr \

Definition of chlamydospore

: a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore

Origin and Etymology of chlamydospore

Latin chlamyd-, chlamys + International Scientific Vocabulary spore


Medical Dictionary

chlamydospore

noun chla·mydo·spore \ klə-ˈmid-ə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of chlamydospore

: a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore

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