Definition of exospore in English:

exospore

Syllabification: ex·o·spore
Pronunciation: /ˈeksōˌspôr
 
/

noun

  • 1The outer layer of the membrane in some spores.
    More example sentences
    • In the spore stage, the microsporidian cell is typically protected by a 30-40 nm thick proteinacious exospore and a 20-35 nm thick endospore layer.
  • 2A spore formed by separation and release from a sporophore, the spore-bearing structure of a fungus.

Derivatives

exosporal

Pronunciation: /ˌeksəˈspôrəl/
adjective

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