ZYGOSPERM

Noun

zygosperm (plural zygosperms)

(botany) A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. They are found in certain orders of algae and fungi.

Source: Wiktionary


Zyg"o*sperm, n. Etym: [Gr. sperm.] (Bot.)

Definition: A spore formed by the union of the contents of two similar cells, either of the same or of distinct individual plants. Zygosperms are found in certain orders of algæ and fungi.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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