Definition of Zoospore. Meaning of Zoospore. Synonyms of Zoospore

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Definition of Zoospore

Zoospore
Zoospore o"["o]*spore, n. [Zo["o]- + spore.] 1. (Bot.) A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zo["o]spores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, alg[ae]. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozo["o]spores and the smaller microzo["o]spores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore. 2. (Zo["o]l.) See Swarmspore.
zoospore
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.

Meaning of Zoospore from wikipedia

- A zoospore is a motile a****ual spore that uses a flagellum for locomotion. Also called a swarm spore, these spores are created by some protists, bacteria...
- reproductive zoosporangium and a motile, uniflagellated zoospore released from the zoosporangium. The zoospores are known to be active only for a short period...
- meaning "little pot", describing the structure containing unreleased zoospores. Chytrids are one of the early diverging fungal lineages, and their membership...
- zoosporangium and motile zoospore stages, though seen in zooxant****ae life cycles, are much rarer amongst clades. The zoospore resides in the zoosporangium...
- which the flagellated cells possess two differently arranged flagella (see zoospore). In 1899, Alexander Luther created "Heterokontae" for some algae with...
- 12–18 °C (54–64 °F) in water-saturated or nearly saturated environments, and zoospore production is favored at temperatures below 15 °C (59 °F). Lesion growth...
- brown algae (zoospores and gametes), oomycetes (****exual zoospores and gametes), hyphochytrids (zoospores), labyrinthulomycetes (zoospores), some chrysophytes...
- zoosporangium (holocarpic), and do not release zoospores through a lid-like structure (inoperculate). Zoospores of other members of Chytridiomycota typically...
- (mitotic) spore types are chlamydospores, and sporangia which produce zoospores. Chlamydospores are usually spherical and pigmented, and may have a thickened...
- Saprolegnia releases zoospores. Within a few minutes, this zoospore will encyst, germinate and release another zoospore. This second zoospore has a longer cycle...