swarm spore
noun Date: 1859 zoospore

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • swarm spore — n any of various minute motile sexual or asexual spores esp ZOOSPORE * * * zoospore …   Medical dictionary

  • swarm spore — n. Biol. ZOOSPORE …   English World dictionary

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  • swarm spore — noun A zoospore …   Wiktionary

  • swarm spore — /swɔm ˈspɔ/ (say swawm spaw) noun any minute, motile, naked reproductive body produced in great numbers or occurring in groups or aggregations …   Australian English dictionary

  • swarm|er — «SWR muhr», noun. 1. one of a number that swarm; one of a swarm, as of insects. 2. Biology. swarm spore …   Useful english dictionary

  • swarm-cell — swarmˈ spore or swarmˈ cell noun 1. A free swimming, generally ciliated, asexual reproductive body (botany) 2. An active germ produced by sporulation in Protozoa (zoology) • • • Main Entry: ↑swarm …   Useful english dictionary

  • swarm cell — noun see swarm spore * * * Mycol. the amebalike germinated spore cell of myxomycetes. [1880 85] * * * swarm cell, = swarm spore. (Cf. ↑swarm spore) …   Useful english dictionary

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