endospore

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noun en·do·spore \ˈen-dō-ˌspȯr\

Definition of endospore

  1. :  an asexual spore developed within the cell especially in bacteria

Origin and Etymology of endospore

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1875


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endospore

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noun en·do·spore \-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of endospore

  1. :  an asexual spore developed within the cell especially in bacteria


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