uredospore

noun
ure·​do·​spore | \ yu̇-ˈrē-də-ˌspȯr How to pronounce uredospore (audio) \
variants: or urediniospore \ yu̇r-​ə-​ˈdi-​nē-​ə-​ˌspȯr How to pronounce urediniospore (audio) \ or less commonly urediospore \ yu̇-​ˈrē-​dē-​ə-​ˌspȯr How to pronounce urediospore (audio) \

Definition of uredospore

: one of the thin-walled spores that are produced by uredinial hyphae and spread the fungus vegetatively

First Known Use of uredospore

1875, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for uredospore

New Latin uredium uredinium (from Latin uredo) + English -o- + spore

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“Uredospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/uredospore. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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