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Zoospore

Zoospore is a motile, flagellate spore.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Zoospore
- A spore provided with one or more slender cilia, by the vibration of which it swims in the water. Zoospores are produced by many green, and by some olive-brown, algae. In certain species they are divided into the larger macrozoospores and the smaller microzoospores. Called also sporozoid, and swarmspore.
- See Swarmspore.
Category: Microbiology
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