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acrospore

[ak-ruh-spawr, -spohr]
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noun Mycology.
  1. a spore borne at the tip of a sporophore, as a basidiospore.

Origin of acrospore

From French, dating back to 1865–70; see origin at acro-, spore
Related formsac·ro·spo·rous [ak-ruh-spawr-uh s, -spohr-, uh-kros-per-uh s] /ˌæk rəˈspɔr əs, -ˈspoʊr-, əˈkrɒs pər əs/, adjective
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