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arthrospore


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Arthrospore  \Ar"thro*spore\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  joint  +  E.  spore.] 
  (Bacteriol.) 
  A  bacterial  resting  cell,  --  formerly  considered  a  spore,  but 
  now  known  to  occur  even  in  endosporous  bacteria.  -- 
  {Ar`thro*spor"ic},  {Ar*thros"po*rous},  a. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  arthrospore 
  n  1:  a  resting  sporelike  cell  produced  by  some  bacteria 
  2:  one  of  a  string  of  sporelike  cells  of  some  fungi  and  algae 




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