[ blas-tuh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ ˈblæs təˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /
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a fungal spore that arises by budding.
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British Dictionary definitions for blastospore
/ (ˈblæstəʊˌspɔː) /
botany a spore formed by budding, as in certain fungi
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Medical definitions for blastospore
[ blăs′tə-spôr′ ]
An asexual reproductive sphore formed by budding, as in yeasts.
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