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exospore

[ek-suh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈɛk səˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Botany, Mycology
1.
the outer coat of a spore.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; exo- + spore
Related forms
exosporal
[ek-suh-spawr-uh l, -spohr-, ek-sos-per-] /ˌɛk səˈspɔr əl, -ˈspoʊr-, ɛkˈsɒs pər-/ (Show IPA),
exosporous, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for exospore

exospore

/ˈɛksəʊˌspɔː/
noun
1.
the outer layer of the spores of some algae and fungi
Derived Forms
exosporous, adjective
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