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teleutospore

/ tɪˈluːtəˌspɔː /

noun

  1. another name for teliospore


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Derived Forms

  • teˌleutoˈsporic, adjective

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Word History and Origins

Origin of teleutospore1

C19: from Greek teleutē, from telos end + spore

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Example Sentences

There is also a further reduction in that the basidium is not derived from a teleutospore but is borne directly on the mycelium.

The teleutospore stages of species of Puccinia, Phragmidium, etc., are also so deep in colour as to appear almost black.

The teleutospore stage of many Uredineae also occurs in deep brown spots.

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