Swarm spore

Definition

noun, plural: zoospores

An asexual spore that possesses one or more flagella used for locomotion.


Supplement

Examples of organisms producing such spores are some algae and fungi.


Synonym: zoospore

Compare: aplanospore, ballistospore, statismospore, autospore


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