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Definition of Zoospore
ZoosporeZoospore 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
2. (Zo["o]l.) See Swarmspore. zoosporeSwarmspore Swarm"spore`, n.
1. (Bot.) One of innumerable minute, motile, reproductive
bodies, produced asexually by certain alg[ae] and fungi; a
2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the minute flagellate germs produced by
the sporulation of a protozoan; -- called also
Meaning of Zoospore from wikipedia
- A zoospore
is a motile
that uses a flagellum
for locomotion. Also called
spore, these spores
by some protists, bacteria...
"little pot", describing
the structure containing unreleased zoospores
are one of the early diverging fungal
lineages, and their
and motile zoospore
seen in zooxant****ae life cycles, are much rarer amongst
clades. The zoospore resides
in the zoosporangium...
- reproductive zoosporangium
and a motile, uniflagellated zoospore released
from the zoosporangium. The zoospores
to be active
only for a short
- Saprolegnia releases zoospores
a few minutes, this zoospore
will encyst, germinate
and release another zoospore
. This second zoospore
has a longer
- brown algae
and gametes), oomycetes
and gametes), hyphochytrids
), some chrysophytes...
- (mitotic) spore types
are chlamydospores, and sporangia which produce zoospores
are usually spherical
and pigmented, and may have a thickened...
- doi:10.1002/bies.201100035. ISSN 0265-9247. PMID 21744372. JSTOR
Atmophyticus, a Charophyte
with Sarcinoid Growth Habit
(holocarpic), and do not release zoospores through
a lid-like structure
of other members
- keratin. When most species reach
a B. dendrobatidis threshold
of 10,000 zoospores
, they are not able to breathe, hydrate, osmoregulate, or thermoregulate...
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