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A spore formed within an ascus.
as′co·spo′rous (-spôr′əs, ăs-kŏs′pər-əs), as′co·spor′ic (-spôr′ĭk, -spŏr′-) adj.
(Botany) one of the spores (usually eight in number) that are produced in an ascus
as•co•spore(ˈæs kəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr)
a spore formed within an ascus.
as`co•spor′ic (-ˈspɔr ɪk, -ˈspɒr-) adj.
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|Noun||1.||ascospore - sexually produced fungal spore formed within an ascus|
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"