Swarmspore
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. [1913 Webster]

2. (Zo["o]l.) One of the minute flagellate germs produced by the sporulation of a protozoan; -- called also {zo["o]spore}. [1913 Webster]


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  • swarmspore — Zoospore o [ o]*spore, n. [Zo[ o] + spore.] [1913 Webster] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • swarmspore — swarm spore n. See zoospore. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. (Zo[ o]l.) One of the minute flagellate germs produced by the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sporozoid — Zoospore o [ o]*spore, n. [Zo[ o] + spore.] [1913 Webster] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zoospore — o [ o]*spore, n. [Zo[ o] + spore.] [1913 Webster] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • auxospores — Spore Spore (sp[=o]r), n. [Gr. ? a sowing, seed, from ? to sow. Cf. {Sperm}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) One of the minute grains in flowerless plants, which are analogous to seeds, as serving to reproduce the species. [1913 Webster] Note: Spores are produced …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spore — (sp[=o]r), n. [Gr. ? a sowing, seed, from ? to sow. Cf. {Sperm}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) One of the minute grains in flowerless plants, which are analogous to seeds, as serving to reproduce the species. [1913 Webster] Note: Spores are produced differently …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Spore formation — Spore Spore (sp[=o]r), n. [Gr. ? a sowing, seed, from ? to sow. Cf. {Sperm}.] 1. (Bot.) (a) One of the minute grains in flowerless plants, which are analogous to seeds, as serving to reproduce the species. [1913 Webster] Note: Spores are produced …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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