zoospore


zoo·spore

noun \ˈzō-ə-ˌspr\

Definition of ZOOSPORE

:  an independently motile spore; especially :  a motile usually naked and flagellated asexual spore especially of an alga or lower fungus
zoo·spor·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈspr-ik\ adjective

Origin of ZOOSPORE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1846

zoo·spore

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

Medical Definition of ZOOSPORE

: an independently motile spore; especially : a motile usually naked and flagellated asexual spore especially of an alga or lower fungus
zoo·spor·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈspōr-ik, -ˈspr-\ adjective

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