oospore

noun oo·spore \ ˈō-ə-ˌspȯr \

Definition of oospore

: a spore (as of a fungus) produced by heterogamous fertilization

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oospore

noun oo·spore \ ˈō-ə-ˌspō(ə)r, -ˌspȯ(ə)r \

medical Definition of oospore

: zygote; especially : a spore produced by heterogamous fertilization that yields a sporophyte

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