tetraspore

noun

tet·​ra·​spore ˈte-trə-ˌspȯr How to pronounce tetraspore (audio)
: one of the four haploid asexual spores developed meiotically in the red algae

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First Known Use

1846, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of tetraspore was in 1846

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“Tetraspore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tetraspore. Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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