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a spore contained or produced in an ascus.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A spore formed within an ascus; the sexual spore of Ascomycetes.
[G. askos, bag, + sporos, seed]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
ascosporea HAPLOID spore resulting from MEIOSIS in the ASCUS within the fruiting body of ASCOMYCETE fungi.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005