carpospore

carpospore

[kahr-puh-spawr, -spohr]
noun
a nonmotile spore of the red algae.

Origin:
1880–85; carpo-1 + spore

carposporic [kahr-puh-spawr-ik, -spor-] , carposporous [kahr-pos-per-uhs] , adjective
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carpospore (ˈkɑːpəʊˌspɔː)
 
n
a sexual spore produced by red algae after fertilization of the carpogonium

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