\\ˈȯksəˌspō(ə)r\ noun (-s)
Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary auxo- + -spore; probably originally formed in German
: a reproductive cell in diatoms usually resulting from the union of two smaller cells or their contents and associated with rejuvenescence in cells that have become progressively smaller because of repeated divisions

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