swarmspore

Swarmspore

Swarm"spore`\, n. 1. (Bot.) One of innumerable minute, motile, reproductive bodies, produced asexually by certain alg[ae] and fungi; a zo["o]spore.

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the minute flagellate germs produced by the sporulation of a protozoan; -- called also zo["o]spore.
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