Definition of zoospore
: an independently motile spore; especially : a motile usually naked and flagellated asexual spore especially of an alga or lower fungus
zoosporicplay \ˌzō-ə-ˈspȯr-ik\ adjective
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After a few days or weeks, structures called sporangia develop, which migrate to the skin surface, then burst to release massive new batches of zoospores.
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Origin and Etymology of zoospore
International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1846See Words from the same year
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