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azygospore

[ey-zahy-guh-spawr, -spohr]
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noun Botany, Mycology.
  1. a reproductive cell formed without the fusion of gametes, as in certain algae and fungi.
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Origin of azygospore

First recorded in 1885–90; azygo(us) + -spore
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azygospore

noun
  1. a thick-walled spore produced by parthenogenesis in certain algae and fungiAlso called: parthenospore
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