ZYGOSPORE

zygospore

(noun) a plant spore formed by two similar sexual cells

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

zygospore (plural zygospores)

(botany) A zygosperm.

(botany) A spore formed by the union of several zoospores.

Synonyms

• (zygosperm): zygosperm

• (spore formed by the union of several zoospores): zygozoospore

Source: Wiktionary


Zyg"o*spore, n. Etym: [Gr. spore.] (Bot.) (a) Same as Zygosperm. (b) A spore formed by the union of several zoöspores; -- called also zygozoöspore.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition



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