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urediospore

[yoo-ree-dee-uh-spawr, -spohr] /yʊˈri di əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Mycology
1.
the spore of the rust fungi that appears between the aeciospore and the teliospore, commonly the summer spore.
Also, uredospore
[yoo-ree-duh-spawr, -spohr] /yʊˈri dəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1870-1875
1870-75; uredi(um) + -o- + spore
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