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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“Zygophore.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygophore. Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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