Definition of exospore in English:

exospore

noun

  • 1The outer layer of the membrane in some spores.

    • ‘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.

Pronunciation

exospore

/ˈeksōˌspôr/