exospore

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noun exo·spore \ˈek-sə-ˌspȯr\

Definition of exospore

  1. :  an asexual spore cut off from a parent sporophore by the formation of septa

Origin and Etymology of exospore

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1859


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exospore

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noun exo·spore \ˈek-sə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r\

Medical Definition of exospore

  1. :  one of the asexual spores separated from a parent cell (as in phycomycetous fungi) by formation of a septum


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