[yoo-ree-dee-uh-spawr, -spohr]

noun Mycology.

the spore of the rust fungi that appears between the aeciospore and the teliospore, commonly the summer spore.

Also u·re·do·spore [yoo-ree-duh-spawr, -spohr] /yʊˈri dəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/.

Origin of urediospore

First recorded in 1870–75; uredi(um) + -o- + spore
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any of the brownish spores that are produced in each uredium of the rust fungi and spread the infection between hosts
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