Meaning of endospore

en•do•spore

Pronunciation: (en'du-spôr", -spōr"), [key]
— n.
  1. the inner coat of a spore. Cf. intine.
  2. a spore formed within a cell of a rod-shaped organism.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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