[ ahr-thruh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈɑr θrəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
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OTHER WORDS FROM arthrosporear·thro·spor·ic [ahr-thruh-spawr-ik, ‐spor‐], /ˌɑr θrəˈspɔr ɪk, ‐ˈspɒr‐/, ar·thros·po·rous [ahr-thros-per-uhs, ahr-thruh-spawr-uhs, ‐spohr‐], /ɑrˈθrɒs pər əs, ˌɑr θrəˈspɔr əs, ‐ˈspoʊr‐/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for arthrospore
/ (ˈɑːθrəˌspɔː) /
a sporelike cell of ascomycetous fungi and some algae produced by a breaking of the hyphae
a resting sporelike cell produced by some bacteria
Derived forms of arthrosporearthrosporic or arthrosporous, adjective
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