Definition of diplanetic
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
diplanetism\dīˈplanəˌtizəm\ noun, plural
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Origin and Etymology of diplanetic
di- + Greek planētikos migratory, from planēt-, planēs wanderer (from planan to cause to wander, planasthai to wander) + -ikos -ic
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