aeciospore


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ae·ci·o·spore

 (ē′sē-ə-spôr′, -shē-)
n.
A binucleate spore of a rust fungus, formed in a chainlike series in an aecium.

aeciospore

(ˈiːsɪəˌspɔː)
n
(Botany) any of the spores produced in an aecium of the rust fungi, which spread to and infect the primary host. Also called: aecidospore
[C20: from aecium + spore]

ae•ci•o•spore

(ˈi si əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr, ˈi ʃi-)

n.
a spore borne by an aecium.
[1875–80]
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Noun1.aeciospore - spore of a rust fungus formed in an aeciumaeciospore - spore of a rust fungus formed in an aecium
spore - a small usually single-celled asexual reproductive body produced by many nonflowering plants and fungi and some bacteria and protozoans and that are capable of developing into a new individual without sexual fusion; "a sexual spore is formed after the fusion of gametes"
rust fungus, rust - any of various fungi causing rust disease in plants