sporidium


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spo·rid·i·um

, pl.

spo·rid·i·a

(spō-rid'ē-ŭm, -ă),
A protozoan spore; an embryonic protozoan organism.
[Mod. L. dim., fr. G. sporos, seed]

spo·rid·i·um

, pl. sporidia (spōr-id'ē-ŭm, -ă)
A protozoan spore; an embryonic protozoan organism.
[Mod. L. dim., fr. G. sporos, seed]
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