zoosporangium

noun
zoo·​spo·​ran·​gi·​um | \ ˌzō-ə-spə-ˈran-jē-əm How to pronounce zoosporangium (audio) \

Definition of zoosporangium

: a spore case or sporangium bearing zoospores

First Known Use of zoosporangium

1874, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for zoosporangium

probably borrowed from German Zoosporangium (in plural Zoosporangien), from zoo- zoo- + Sporangium sporangium

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“Zoosporangium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zoosporangium. Accessed 4 Jul. 2022.

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zoosporangium

noun
zoo·​spo·​ran·​gi·​um | \ ˌzō-ə-spə-ˈran-jē-əm How to pronounce zoosporangium (audio) \
plural zoosporangia\ -​jē-​ə How to pronounce zoosporangium (audio) \

Medical Definition of zoosporangium

: a sporangium bearing zoospores

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