Hyphochytriales

plural noun Hy·pho·chyt·ri·a·les \ˌhīfōˌki‧trēˈā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Hyphochytriales

  1. :  a small order of lower fungi (subclass Oomycetes) that in general resemble members of the order Chytridiales but have anteriorly uniflagellate zoospores

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Origin and Etymology of hyphochytriales

New Latin, from Hyphochytrium genus of fungi (from hypho- + Greek chytrion small pot, cup, diminutive of chytris small pot, diminutive of chytra earthen pot) + -ales — more at chytra


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