arthrospore etymology

English word arthrospore comes from English spore, English arthro- ((biology) joint; articulation.)

Detailed word origin of arthrospore

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
spore English (eng) To produce spores. A reproductive particle, usually a single cell, released by a fungus, alga, or plant that may germinate into another.. A thick resistant particle produced by a bacterium or protist to survive in harsh or unfavorable conditions.
arthro- English (eng) (biology) joint; articulation.
arthrospore English (eng) A similar cell produced by some bacteria.. A sporelike cell produced by some fungi and algae.

Words with the same origin as arthrospore

Descendants of spore
isosporic megasporic oosporic perisporium polysporic sporal sporicide sporiferous sporification sporogenesis sporous sporule
Descendants of arthro-
arthral arthrectomy arthrobranch arthrochondritis arthroconidium arthroderm arthroereisis arthrofibrosis arthrogram arthrokatadysis arthrology arthrolysis arthrometry arthropathia arthropathy arthrosclerosis arthroscopic arthroscopy arthrostomy arthrosynovitis arthrotomy neuroarthropathy polyarthropathy spondyloarthropathy