oosporic

oospore

[oh-uh-spawr, -spohr]
noun Biology.
a fertilized egg within an oogonium.

Origin:
1860–65; oo- + -spore

oosporic [oh-uh-spawr-ik, -spor-] , oosporous [oh-os-per-uhs, oh-uh-spawr-uhs, -spohr-] , adjective
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oospore (ˈəʊəˌspɔː)
 
n
a thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae and fungi
 
oo'sporic
 
adj
 
oo'sporous
 
adj

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oospore o·o·spore (ō'ə-spôr')
n.
A fertilized female cell or zygote, especially one with thick chitinous walls, developed from a fertilized oosphere.

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oospore   (ō'ə-spôr')  Pronunciation Key 
A fertilized female cell or zygote, especially one with thick chitinous walls, developed from a fertilized oosphere.
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