ascospore(redirected from ascosporous)
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a spore contained or produced in an ascus.
A spore formed within an ascus; the sexual spore of Ascomycetes.
[G. askos, bag, + sporos, seed]
ascosporea HAPLOID spore resulting from MEIOSIS in the ASCUS within the fruiting body of ASCOMYCETE fungi.
the sexual spore of Ascomycetes.