chlamydospore

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

Definition of chlamydospore

  1. :  a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore

Origin and Etymology of chlamydospore

Latin chlamyd-, chlamys + International Scientific Vocabulary spore


First Known Use: 1884


Medical Dictionary

chlamydospore

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

Medical Definition of chlamydospore

  1. :  a thick-walled usually resting fungal spore


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