an isolated vegetative cell that has passed into a resting state, occurring in bacteria and not regarded as a true .
one of a number of of various fungi and certain blue-green algae, united in the form of a string of beads, formed by fission.
Formerly two kinds of spores were described, arthrospores and endospores.
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a sporelike cell of ascomycetous fungi and some algae produced by a breaking of the hyphae
a resting sporelike cell produced by some bacteria
arthrostomy arthrostomy ar·thros·to·my (är-thrŏs’tə-mē) n. Surgical construction of a temporary opening into a joint cavity.
arthrosynovitis arthrosynovitis ar·thro·syn·o·vi·tis (är’thrō-sīn’ə-vī’tĭs, -sī’nə-) n. Inflammation of the synovial membrane of a joint.
arthroxesis arthroxesis ar·throx·e·sis (är-thrŏk’sĭ-sĭs) n. The surgical removal of diseased tissue from a joint by scraping.
arthrotomy arthrotomy ar·throt·o·my (är-thrŏt’ə-mē) n. Incision into a joint. Also called synosteotomy. Historical Examples If the reduction is impossible, an arthrotomy with excision of the astragalus may be necessary. Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry Maximilian Stern