Saprolegniales

plural noun
Sap·​ro·​leg·​ni·​a·​les

Definition of Saprolegniales

: 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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Other Words from Saprolegniales

saprolegnious \ ¦⸗⸗¦legnēəs \ adjective

History and Etymology for Saprolegniales

New Latin, from Saprolegnia + -ales

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“Saprolegniales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Saprolegniales. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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