chlamydospore

[kluh-mid-uh-spawr, -spohr]

Origin of chlamydospore

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

chlamydospore

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