Definition of Leptomitales
: an order of water molds (subclass Oomycetes) resembling the Saprolegniales but forming branching chains because of regular constrictions of the hyphae
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Origin and Etymology of leptomitales
New Latin, from Leptomitus, genus of water molds (from Greek leptomitos of fine threads, from lepto- lept- + mitos thread) + -ales
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