chlamydospore

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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005