isospore


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isospore

 [i´so-spor]
1. a group of cells that conjugate or fuse with similar cells to reproduce a spore.
2. an asexual spore produced by spores that reproduce asexually.
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isospore

(ī′sō-spor) [Gr. isos, equal, + sporos, spore]
A nonsexual spore from plants with only one kind of spore. It grows to maturity without conjugating.
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