What is another word for zoospore?

Pronunciation: [zˈuːspɔː] (IPA)

Zoospore is defined as a motile asexual spore produced by certain algae, fungi, and protozoa. There are various synonyms for zoospore, including flagellated spores, motile spores, swimming spores, and locomotive spores. These terms refer to the same organisms that produce zoospores, but they highlight the unique feature of their motility and ability to move independently. Other synonyms for zoospore may include biflagellate spores, uniflagellate spores, and multiciliate spores, depending on the specific type of organism that produces them. By using these synonyms, scientists and researchers can communicate more effectively about the characteristics and behaviors of these organisms and their spores.

Synonyms for Zoospore:

What are the hypernyms for Zoospore?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    eukaryote, microorganism, organism, protist, single-celled organism, organismal cell.

What are the hyponyms for Zoospore?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for zoospore (as nouns)

Usage examples for Zoospore

Each of these, when free, immediately takes the form of a perfect zoospore, and commences to agitate itself.
"Fungi: Their Nature and Uses"
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke

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