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