aeciospore

[ ee-see-uh-spawr, -spohr, ee-shee- ]
/ ˈi si əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr, ˈi ʃi- /

noun Mycology.

a spore borne by an aecium.

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Origin of aeciospore

First recorded in 1875–80; aeci(um) + -o- + spore
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British Dictionary definitions for aeciospore

aeciospore

/ (ˈiːsɪəˌspɔː) /

noun

any of the spores produced in an aecium of the rust fungi, which spread to and infect the primary hostAlso called: aecidospore

Word Origin for aeciospore

C20: from aecium + spore
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Science definitions for aeciospore

aeciospore

[ ēsē-ə-spôr′, -shē- ]

A spore produced in the aecium of a rust fungus. Each spore has two nuclei and is part of a chain of spores.
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