air spora

air spora

[′er ‚spȯr·ə]
(biology)
Airborne fungus spores, pollen grains, and microorganisms.
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They observed that the percentage of Ulocladium in the air varied at all sites studied with highest composition being 7% of the total air spora. Alternaria is known to be a potent allergen world-wide and considered to be the third important allergen, after ragweed and grass pollen, as a natural cause of allergy in the United states (78).
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