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endosporium

[en-duh-spawr-ee-uh m, -spohr-] /ˌɛn dəˈspɔr i əm, -ˈspoʊr-/
noun, plural endosporia
[en-duh-spawr-ee-uh, -spohr-] /ˌɛn dəˈspɔr i ə, -ˈspoʊr-/ (Show IPA).
Botany, Mycology
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Origin
endo- + Neo-Latin -sporium < Greek spor(á) seed + -ion diminutive suffix
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endosporium
  (ěn'də-spôr'ē-əm)   
Plural endosporia
See endospore.
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