zoospore
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1846 an independently motile spore; especially a motile usually naked and flagellated asexual spore especially of an alga or lower fungus • zoosporic adjective

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  • zoospore — [ zɔɔspɔr ] n. f. • 1847; de zoo et spore ♦ Bot. Spore mobile à flagelles des algues (reproduction asexuée) et des champignons. ⇒ zoïde. ● zoospore nom féminin Cellule reproductrice nageuse, flagellée ou ciliée, existant chez les algues et chez… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 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

  • Zoospore — de Phytophthora Les zoospores sont des spores biflagellées mobiles dans l eau et caractéristiques des Oomycètes, micro organismes proches des champignons. Les zoospores peuvent être hétérokontées (deux flagelles inégaux), pleurokontées (flagelles …   Wikipédia en Français

  • zoospore — zoospore. См. планоспора. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • zoospore — [zō′ə spôr΄] n. [ ZOO + SPORE] 1. Bot. an asexual sporangial spore, esp. of certain fungi or algae, capable of independent motion usually by means of cilia or flagella 2. Zool. a motile flagellate or amoebic reproductive cell arising from a… …   English World dictionary

  • Zoospore — A zoospore is a motile asexual spore utilizing a flagellum for locomotion. Also called a swarm spore, these spores are created by some algae and fungi to propagate themselves.FlagellaThere are two types of flagellated zoospores, tinsel or… …   Wikipedia

  • Zoospore — zoospora statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žemesniųjų augalų spora, turinti žiuželius ir galinti aktyviai judėti vandenyje. atitikmenys: angl. zoospore vok. Zoospore, f rus. зооспора, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • zoospore — zoospora statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Žemesniųjų augalų spora, turinti žiuželius ir galinti aktyviai judėti vandenyje. atitikmenys: angl. zoospore vok. Zoospore, f rus. зооспора, f …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • Zoospore — Eine Zoospore, auch Schwärmspore genannt, ist eine begeißelte und daher im Wasser bewegliche Spore, die sich mit Flagellen fortbewegt und darin den Flagellaten ähnelt. Zoosporen sind die asexuellen Fortpflanzungseinheiten vieler Algen und einiger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 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

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