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zoospore

 [zo´o-spōr]
a motile spore, such as an asexual flagellate of certain algae and lower fungi, or a minute sexual or asexual flagellate or ameboid spore produced by certain protozoa.
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zoospore

(zō′ō-spor) [″ + sporos, seed]
A motile asexual spore that moves by means of one or more flagella.
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