of a fungus
: having two swarming periods each with a different form of zoospore and separated by an encysted stage (as in the Saprolegniales) compare monoplanetic
plural -s

Word History


di- + Greek planētikos migratory, from planēt-, planēs wanderer (from planan to cause to wander, planasthai to wander) + -ikos -ic

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“Diplanetic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diplanetic. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

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