an isolated vegetative cell
that has passed into a resting state, occurring in bacteria and not regarded as a true spore
one of a number of spores
of various fungi
and certain blue-green algae
, united in the form of a string of beads, formed by fission.
arthrosporic /ˌɑrθrəˈspɔrɪk, ‐ˈspɒr‐/ [ahr-thruh-spawr-ik, ‐spor‐] Show IPA , arthrosporous /ɑrˈθrɒspərəs, ˌɑrθrəˈspɔrəs, ‐ˈspoʊr‐/ [ahr-thros-per-uhs, ahr-thruh-spawr-uhs, ‐spohr‐] Show IPA , adjective