adiaspore

a·di·a·spore

(a'dē-ă-spōr),
A fungus spore that, when growing in the lungs of an animal or incubated in vitro at elevated temperatures, increases greatly in size without eventual reproduction or replication.
[G. a- priv. + dia, through, + sporos, seed]

adiaspore

/adi·a·spore/ (ad´e-ah-spor″) a spore produced by the soil fungi Emmonsia parva and E. crescens; see adiaspiromycosis.

adiaspore

A fungal spore capable of causing adiaspiromycosis, a pulmonary form of mycosis, which primarily affects rodents, rabbits and occasionally humans.
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