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swarmer

Syllabification: swarm·er
Pronunciation: /ˈswôrmər
 
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(also swarmer cell)

Definition of swarmer in English:

noun

Biology
Another term for zoospore.
Example sentences
  • In the tropics, where life's maximal abundance is, the young offspring (seedling, hatchling, larva, zoospore, myxocyst, swarmer or germling) remains unrecognized and nameless unless scientifically described.
  • That way, we can understand how swarmers come in from across the intercoastal waterway.
  • All radiolarians secrete strontium sulphate at some point in the life cycle - as the adult shell in Acantharea, and as crystals in ‘swarmer cells’ produced during asexual reproduction in Polycystinea.

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