an·iso·spore (an-iґso-spor″) [aniso- + spore] 1. a sexual spore, the male and female differing in size or shape. 2. an asexual spore produced by a heterosporous organism. See isospore.

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  • Anisospore — An i*so*spore , n. [Gr. ? priv. + isospore.] (Biol.) A sexual spore in which the sexes differ in size; opposed to {isospore}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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