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chlamydospore

chla·myd·o·spore
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluh-mid-uh-spawr, -spohr]
    • /kləˈmɪd əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [kluh-mid-uh-spawr, -spohr]
    • /kləˈmɪd əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/

Definitions of chlamydospore word

  • noun chlamydospore a thick-walled asexual spore of many fungi: capable of surviving adverse conditions 3
  • noun chlamydospore an enlarged, thick-walled resting spore formed between the vegetative cells of a filamentous fungus or certain protozoans 3
  • noun chlamydospore a thick-walled, asexual, resting spore of certain fungi and algae. 1
  • noun chlamydospore (in certain fungi) a thick-walled hyphal cell that functions as a spore. 1
  • noun chlamydospore A thick-walled spore that is the resting stage of some bacteria. 0

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Origin of chlamydospore

First appearance:

before 1880
One of the 23% newest English words
1880-85; < Greek chlamyd- (stem of chlamýs) chlamys + -o- + -spore

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Parts of speech for Chlamydospore

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chlamydospore popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 44% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 61% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

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