exospore

noun
exo·​spore | \ ˈek-sə-ˌspȯr How to pronounce exospore (audio) \

Definition of exospore

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

First Known Use of exospore

1859, in the meaning defined above

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“Exospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exospore. Accessed 24 Jul. 2021.

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exospore

noun
exo·​spore | \ ˈek-sə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r How to pronounce exospore (audio) \

Medical Definition of exospore

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

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