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oospore

[oh-uh-spawr, -spohr] /ˈoʊ əˌspɔr, -ˌspoʊr/
noun, Biology
1.
a fertilized egg within an oogonium.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; oo- + -spore
Related forms
oosporic
[oh-uh-spawr-ik, -spor-] /ˌoʊ əˈspɔr ɪk, -ˈspɒr-/ (Show IPA),
oosporous
[oh-os-per-uh s, oh-uh-spawr-uh s, -spohr-] /oʊˈɒs pər əs, ˌoʊ əˈspɔr əs, -ˈspoʊr-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for oosporic

oospore

/ˈəʊəˌspɔː/
noun
1.
a thick-walled sexual spore that develops from a fertilized oosphere in some algae and fungi
Derived Forms
oosporic, oosporous, adjective
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oosporic in Medicine

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