A spore of certain algae, fungi, and protozoans, capable of swimming by means of a flagellum. Also called swarmer.
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- Even multicellular chromists, like brown algae and water molds, produce flagellated zoospores of this type.
- Oedogonium grows in two different ways, through zoospores, or through syngamy of sperm and egg.
- This suggests that infected host cells were negatively selected by the parasite zoospores under these conditions.
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