statospore

noun
stato·​spore | \ -ˌspō(ə)r \

Definition of statospore

: resting spore especially : a thick-walled resistant spore formed within the frustules of various chiefly marine centric diatoms

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History and Etymology for statospore

stato- + spore

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“Statospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/statospore. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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