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aeciospore

[ee-see-uh-spawr, -spohr, ee-shee-] /ˈi si əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr, ˈi ʃi-/
noun, Mycology
1.
a spore borne by an aecium.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; aeci(um) + -o- + spore
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  • Photomicrograph of an aeciospore of the cedar-hawthorn rust fungus.
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aeciospore

/ˈiːsɪəˌspɔː/
noun
1.
any of the spores produced in an aecium of the rust fungi, which spread to and infect the primary host Also called aecidospore
Word Origin
C20: from aecium + spore
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aeciospore
  (ē'sē-ə-spôr', -shē-)   
A spore produced in the aecium of a rust fungus. Each spore has two nuclei and is part of a chain of spores.
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