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Neurospora

Pronunciation: nu-ros'por-a

Definition: A genus of fungi (class Ascomycetes) grown in cultures and used in research in genetics and cellular biochemistry.

Synonym(s): pink bread mold

[neuro- + G. spora, seed]

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