octospore

noun oc·to·spore \ˈäktəˌspō(ə)r\

Definition of octospore

  1. :  one of eight carpospores commonly produced by red algae of the family Bangiaceae

octosporous

\(ˈ)äk¦täspərəs, ¦äktə¦spōrəs\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of octospore

International Scientific Vocabulary octa- + spore


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