oospore(redirected from oosporic)
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A thick-walled fungus spore that develops from a female gamete either through fertilization or parthenogenesis in an oogonium.
A thick-walled zygote developed from a fertilized oosphere, especially in an oomycete.
o′o·spor′ic (-spôr′ĭk, -spŏr′-) adj.
oospore(ō′ō-spor) [″ + sporos, seed]
A spore formed by the union of opposite sexual elements.