Arthrospore Ar"thro*spore, n. [Gr. ? joint + E. spore.] (Bacteriol.) 1. A bacterial resting cell, -- formerly considered a spore, but now known to occur even in endosporous bacteria. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. one of the small conidia occurring arranged in chains in certain fungi. Called also {oidium}. [PJC] -- {Ar`thro*spor"ic}, {Ar*thros"po*rous}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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