Meaning of NEUROSPORA in English


Pronunciation: nu ̇ - ' räs-p( ə -)r ə , nyu ̇ -

Function: noun

Etymology: New Latin, from neur- + spora spore

Date: 1928

: any of a genus ( Neurospora of the family Sordariaceae) of ascomycetous fungi which are used extensively in genetic research and have black perithecia and persistent asci and some of which have salmon-pink or orange spore masses and are severe pests in bakeries

Merriam Webster Collegiate English Dictionary.      Merriam Webster - Энциклопедический словарь английского языка.