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blastospore

[ blas-tuh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈblæs təˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /

noun Botany.

a fungal spore that arises by budding.

Nearby words

blastomycete, blastomycosis, blastopor, blastopore, blastosphere, blastospore, blastostyle, blastula, blastulation, blasé, blat

Origin of blastospore

First recorded in 1920–25; blasto- + -spore
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British Dictionary definitions for blastospore

blastospore

/ (ˈblæstəʊˌspɔː) /

noun

botany a spore formed by budding, as in certain fungi
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Medicine definitions for blastospore

blastospore

[ blăstə-spôr′ ]

n.

An asexual reproductive sphore formed by budding, as in yeasts.
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