chlamydospore

[ kluh-mid-uh-spawr, -spohr ]
/ kləˈmɪd əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr /

noun

a thick-walled, asexual, resting spore of certain fungi and algae.

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Origin of chlamydospore

1880–85; <Greek chlamyd- (stem of chlamýs) chlamys + -o- + -spore
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British Dictionary definitions for chlamydospore

chlamydospore
/ (kləˈmɪdəˌspɔː) /

noun

a thick-walled asexual spore of many fungi: capable of surviving adverse conditions
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