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endosporium

[ en-duh-spawr-ee-uhm, -spohr- ]
/ ˌɛn dəˈspɔr i əm, -ˈspoʊr- /
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noun, plural en·do·spo·ri·a [en-duh-spawr-ee-uh, -spohr-]. /ˌɛn dəˈspɔr i ə, -ˈspoʊr-/. Botany, Mycology.

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Origin of endosporium

endo- + New Latin -sporium<Greek spor(á) seed + -ion diminutive suffix
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Scientific definitions for endosporium

endosporium
[ ĕn′də-spôrē-əm ]

Plural endosporia

See endospore.
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