zoo-spore

zoospore

[zoh-uh-spawr, -spohr]
noun
1.
Botany, Mycology. an asexual spore produced by certain algae and some fungi, capable of moving about by means of flagella.
2.
Zoology. any of the minute motile flagelliform or ameboid bodies that issue from the sporocyst of certain protozoans.

Origin:
1840–50; zoo- + spore

zoosporic [zoh-uh-spawr-ik, -spor-] , zoosporous [zoh-os-per-uhs, zoh-uh-spawr-, -spohr-] , adjective
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zoospore (ˈzəʊəˌspɔː)
 
n
1.  an asexual spore of some algae and fungi that moves by means of flagella
2.  one of several spores produced in a saclike body (sporocyst) by some parasitic protozoans
 
zoo'sporic
 
adj
 
zoosporous
 
adj

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zoospore   (zō'ə-spôr)  Pronunciation Key 
A motile flagellated spore that serves as a means of asexual reproduction among certain algae, fungi, and protoctists.
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