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A binucleate spore of a rust fungus, formed in a chainlike series in an aecium.
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(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]
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ae•ci•o•spore(ˈi si əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr, ˈi ʃi-)
a spore borne by an aecium.
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|Noun||1.||aeciospore - 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"
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