basidiospore


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basidiospore

 [bah-sid´e-o-spor″]
a type of sexual spore of certain higher fungi.

ba·sid·i·o·spore

(ba-sid'ē-ō-spōr),
A fungal spore borne on a basidium, characteristic of the class Basidiomycetes.
[G. basidon, small base, + sporos, seed]

basidiospore

A reproductive basidiomycetes spore which is usually uninucleated and haploid.

basidiospore

the sexual spore of the class Basidiomycetes.
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