acrospore

acrospore

[ak-ruh-spawr, -spohr]
noun Mycology.
a spore borne at the tip of a sporophore, as a basidiospore.

Origin:
1865–70; < French; see acro-, spore

acrosporous [ak-ruh-spawr-uhs, -spohr-, uh-kros-per-uhs] , adjective
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