ballistospore

[buh-lis-tuh-spawr, -spohr]

noun Mycology.

a forcibly expelled mature fungal spore.

Nearby words

  1. ballistic wind,
  2. ballistics,
  3. ballistite,
  4. ballistocardiogram,
  5. ballistocardiograph,
  6. ballium,
  7. ballocks,
  8. ballon,
  9. ballon d'essai,
  10. ballonet

Origin of ballistospore


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British Dictionary definitions for ballistospore

ballistospore

noun

botany a spore, esp a fungal spore, that is forcefully ejected from its source
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