macrospore

noun

mac·​ro·​spore ˈmak-rō-ˌspōr How to pronounce macrospore (audio)
: the larger of two forms of spores produced by certain protozoans (as radiolarians)

called also megaspore

compare microspore sense 2

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“Macrospore.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/macrospore. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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