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zygospore definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a plant spore formed by two similar sexual cells

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1864 a thick-walled spore of some algae and fungi that is formed by union of two similar sexual cells, usually serves as a resting spore, and produces the sporophytic phase

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a thick-walled spore formed by certain fungi.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Zygospore Zyg"o*spore, n. [Gr. ? a yoke + E. spore.] (Bot.) (a) Same as Zygosperm. (b) A spore formed by the union of several zo["o]spores; -- called also zygozo["o]spore.




 


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