from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A sporangium in which zoospores develop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A sporangium, or conceptacle containing or producing zoospores.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A spore, or conceptacle containing zoöspores.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any multicellular organ among the algæ or fungi giving rise to zoöspores.
  • n. In botany, a sporangium or spore-case in which zoöspores or zoögametes are produced. See sporangium, and cuts under Puccinia and spermogonium.


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