plural noun Sap·ro·leg·ni·a·les

Definition of Saprolegniales

  1. :  an order of chiefly aquatic fungi (class Phycomycetes) having a well-developed mycelium, both sexual and asexual reproduction, biflagellate zoospores, and no periplasm in the oogonia and comprising the water molds — see diplanetic



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Origin and Etymology of saprolegniales

New Latin, from Saprolegnia + -ales

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to cast off or become cast off

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