tetraspore

tetraspore

[te-truh-spawr, -spohr]
noun Botany.
one of the four asexual spores produced within a tetrasporangium.

Origin:
1855–60; tetra- + spore

tetrasporic [te-truh-spawr-ik, -spor-] , tetrasporous [te-truh-spawr-uhs, -spohr-, ti-tras-per-] , adjective
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tetraspore (ˈtɛtrəˌspɔː)
 
n
any of the asexual spores that are produced in groups of four in the sporangium (tetrasporangium) of any of the red algae
 
tetrasporic
 
adj
 
tetrasporous
 
adj

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