Meaning of akinete

ak•i•nete

Pronunciation: (ak"u-nēt', ā-kī'nēt), [key]
— n.
  1. (in certain algae) a nonmotile, asexual spore formed within a cell, the wall of which is fused to that of the parent cell. Cf. aplano&syl;spore.
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