Definition of myxospore in English:

myxospore

Pronunciation /ˈmɪksə(ʊ)spɔː/

noun

Microbiology
  • A resting spore formed in the fruiting bodies of certain myxobacteria in response to adverse conditions; a microcyst.

Origin

Mid 19th century (in an earlier sense). From myxo- + spore.