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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In the Diatomaceæ, an enlarged individual, formed either asexually, by the growth of the protoplasm attended by renewal of the silicious envelop, or sexually, by the union of the contents of two separate cells.
  • noun The resting-spore of the diatoms.

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  • noun biology A reproductive spore in diatoms that is formed by the union of two cells

Etymologies

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auxo- +‎ spore

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