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chlamydospore

 [klam´ĭ-do-spor″]
a thick-walled terminal asexual spore formed by the rounding-up of a cell; it is not shed.

chlamydospore

/chlam·y·do·spore/ (klam´ĭ-do-spor″) a thick-walled intercalary or terminal asexual spore formed by the rounding-up of a cell; it is not shed.

chlamydospore

an asexually produced, thick-walled fungal spore which is capable of surviving adverse conditions that are unfavourable to the main body of the fungus.

chlamydospore

a thick-walled intercalary or terminal asexual fungal spore formed by the rounding-up of a cell; it is not shed. Formed by differentiation of hyphae; seen in Candida and Histoplasma spp.