Blastocladiales

plural noun

Blas·​to·​cla·​di·​a·​les
-ˈā(ˌ)lēz
: an order of fungi (subclass Oomycetes) having a eucarpic thallus and carrying out asexual reproduction by thick-walled often punctate resting spores that produce zoospores upon germination

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Blastocladia + -ales

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“Blastocladiales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Blastocladiales. Accessed 23 Apr. 2024.

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