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zoosperm

[zoh-uh-spurm]
noun
  1. Botany, Mycology Archaic. zoospore.
  2. Zoology. spermatozoon.
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Origin of zoosperm

First recorded in 1830–40; zoo- + -sperm
Related formszo·o·sper·mat·ic [zoh-uh-sper-mat-ik] /ˌzoʊ ə spərˈmæt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoosperm

zoosperm

noun
  1. another word for spermatozoon
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Derived Formszoospermatic (ˌzəʊəspɜːˈmætɪk), adjective
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