pycniospore

noun
pyc·​nio·​spore | \ ˈpiknēə+ˌ- \

Definition of pycniospore

: a haploid pycnial spore of a rust fungus that by fusion with a haploid hypha of opposite sex produces aecia and dikaryotic aeciospores — see pycnium

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History and Etymology for pycniospore

New Latin pycnium + English -o- + -spore

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“Pycniospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pycniospore. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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