zoospore

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zoospore

[′zō·ə‚spȯr]
(biology)
An independently motile spore.
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We will focus particularly on records of zoosporic true fungi, heterotrophic straminipiles and plasmodiophorids from Argentina and Brazil.
Each list of zoosporic taxa is arranged alphabetically.
The total number of species of zoosporic fungi recorded for Brazil, especially in the case of the Chytridiales, is considerably greater as compared with the number of species recorded in Argentina (Table 4).
A wealth of information available of South American zoosporic true fungi, heterotrophic straminipiles and plasmodiophorids came from studies made in Brazil.
Zoosporic true fungi and heterotrophic straminipiles are especially adapted to aquatic habitats by the production of zoospores (Sparrow, 1960).
Sars specimens as vectors of aquatic zoosporic fungi parasiting on fish.
Zoosporic fungus species growing on eggs of whitefish from lake Goldapiwo in Mazury.
Zoosporic aquatic fungi growing on dead specimens of 29 freshwater crustacean species.
Zoosporic aquatic fungi growing on avian excrements in various types of water bodies.