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zoosporangium

[ zoh-uh-spuh-ran-jee-uhm ]
/ 藢zo蕣 蓹 sp蓹藞r忙n d蕭i 蓹m /
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noun, plural zo路o路spo路ran路gi路a [zoh-uh-spuh-ran-jee-uh]. /藢zo蕣 蓹 sp蓹藞r忙n d蕭i 蓹/. Botany.
a sporangium or spore case in which zoospores are produced.
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Origin of zoosporangium

First recorded in 1870鈥75; zoo- + sporangium

OTHER WORDS FROM zoosporangium

zo路o路spo路ran路gi路al, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for zoosporangium

zoosporangium
/ (藢z蓹蕣蓹sp蓴藧藞r忙nd蕭瑟蓹m) /

noun plural -gia (-d蕭瑟蓹)
botany a sporangium that produces zoospores

Derived forms of zoosporangium

zoosporangial, adjective
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Scientific definitions for zoosporangium

zoosporangium
[ z艒鈥采-sp蓹-r膬nj膿-蓹m ]

Plural zoosporangia
A sporangium in which zoospores develop.
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