tetraspore

noun
tet·​ra·​spore | \ ˈte-trə-ˌspȯr How to pronounce tetraspore (audio) \

Definition of tetraspore

: one of the four haploid asexual spores developed meiotically in the red algae

First Known Use of tetraspore

1846, in the meaning defined above

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

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