Definition of zoosporangium in English:

zoosporangium

Syllabification: zo·o·spo·ran·gi·um
Pronunciation: /ˌzōəspəˈran(d)ZHēəm/

noun

(plural zoosporangia /-jēə/) Botany
A sporangium or spore case in which zoospores develop.
More example sentences
  • In the first process, zoospores escape from the zoosporangium which is located in the parent algae and they develop into filaments.
  • B. dendrobatidis has two life stages: a spherical reproductive sessile zoosporangium and a motile zoospore.
  • This zoosporangium is nearly empty but still contains a few motile zoospores.

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