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zygospore

zy·go·spore

zygospore

 
pronunciation:
zaI g spor
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part of speech: noun
definition: in botany, a spore formed by the joining of two similar gametes, as in certain algae and fungi.
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The word zygospore contains the following parts:
spor, sporo, spori Greek root that means sowing; seed
zyg, zygo Greek root that means pair
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