oospore


oo·spore

noun \ˈō-ə-ˌspr\

Definition of OOSPORE

:  a spore (as of a fungus) produced by heterogamous fertilization

Origin of OOSPORE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1865

oo·spore

noun \ˈō-ə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌsp(ə)r\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of OOSPORE

: zygote; especially : a spore produced by heterogamous fertilization that yields a sporophyte

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