- Bot. an asexual sporangial spore, esp. of certain fungi or algae, capable of independent motion usually by means of cilia or flagella
- Zool. a motile flagellate or amoebic reproductive cell arising from a sporocyst in certain protozoans
Origin: zoo- plush spore
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- zoˌo·sporˈic , zoˌo·sporˈous adjective
zoospore - Science Definition
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