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azygospore

[ey-zahy-guh-spawr, -spohr] /eɪˈzaɪ gəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Botany, Mycology.
1.
a reproductive cell formed without the fusion of gametes, as in certain algae and fungi.
Origin of azygospore
1885-1890
First recorded in 1885-90; azygo(us) + -spore
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British Dictionary definitions for azygospore

azygospore

/əˈzaɪɡəʊˌspɔː/
noun
1.
a thick-walled spore produced by parthenogenesis in certain algae and fungi Also called parthenospore
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