endosporium

[ en-duh-spawr-ee-uh m, -spohr- ]
/ ˌɛn dəˈspɔr i əm, -ˈspoʊr- /

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


Nearby words

  1. endosmosis,
  2. endosome,
  3. endosonoscopy,
  4. endosperm,
  5. endospore,
  6. endostatin,
  7. endosteitis,
  8. endosteoma,
  9. endosteum,
  10. endostosis

Origin of endosporium

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

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Science definitions for endosporium

endosporium

[ ĕn′də-spôrē-əm ]

Plural endosporia

See endospore.
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