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blastospore

[blas-tuh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈblæs təˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Botany
1.
a fungal spore that arises by budding.
Origin
1920-1925
1920-25; blasto- + -spore
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  • blastospore viability was measured by microscopic observation of germ tube formation.
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blastospore

/ˈblæstəʊˌspɔː/
noun
1.
(botany) a spore formed by budding, as in certain fungi
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blastospore in Medicine

blastospore blas·to·spore (blās'tə-spôr')
n.
An asexual reproductive sphore formed by budding, as in yeasts.

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