Zygospore meaning

zīgə-spôr, zĭgə-
A large, multinucleate spore formed by union of isogametes (gametes that are not distinguished by size and structure), as in certain algae or fungi. A zygospore develops thick, resistant walls and enters a period of dormancy before germinating.
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A thick-walled diploid or multinucleate spore formed by the union of similar gametes in certain fungi and algae.
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(bot.) A thick-walled, resting spore formed by conjugation of two isogametes, as in certain primitive fungi and certain green algae.
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A thick-walled diploid or multinucleate spore formed by the union of similar gametes in certain fungi and algae.
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(botany) A zygosperm.
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(botany) A spore formed by the union of several zoospores.
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