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An immobile, thin-walled spore that relies on passive transport by water currents.


Examples of organisms producing such spores are certain algae and fungi.

Word origin: a- (not) + planao- (wandering) + spore.

Compare: zoospore, ballistospore, statismospore, autospore.
See also: spore

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