sporidium

[spə-rĭdē-əm, spô-]

n. pl. spo•rid•i•a (-ē-ə)

A protozoan spore.
A protozoan organism in its embryonic stage.

Nearby words

  1. spore fruit,
  2. spore print,
  3. sporeling,
  4. spori-,
  5. sporicide,
  6. sporiferous,
  7. spork,
  8. sporo-,
  9. sporoagglutination,
  10. sporoblast


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