zygophore

noun
zy·go·phore | \ˈzīgəˌfō(ə)r, ˈzig-\
plural -s

Definition of zygophore 

: a specialized hyphal branch giving rise to another that forms the gamete in some molds (family Mucoraceae)

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Other Words from zygophore

zygophoric \¦⸗⸗¦fȯrik \ adjective

History and Etymology for zygophore

zyg- + -phore

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