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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.
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.