endospore

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en·do·spore

 (ĕn′də-spôr′)
n.
1. The inner layer of the wall of a spore.
2. An asexual spore developed within a cell, as that formed by some bacteria.

endospore

(ˈɛndəʊˌspɔː)
n
1. (Botany) a small asexual spore produced by some bacteria and algae
2. (Botany) the innermost wall of a spore or pollen grain
endosporous adj

en•do•spore

(ˈɛn dəˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr)

n.
1. the inner coat of a spore. Compare intine.
2. a spore formed within a cell of a rod-shaped organism.
[1870–75]
en•dos′por•ous (ɛnˈdɒs pər əs) adj.
en•dos′por•ous•ly, adv.
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Noun1.endospore - a small asexual spore that develops inside the cell of some bacteria and algae
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"
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If a contamination does occur, an optional, pre-programmed and easy-to-follow vaporized hydrogen peroxide biodecontamination protocol is available, which effectively kills a wide variety of vegetative bacteria, bacterial spores, fungi, fungal spores and viruses in under four hours.