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zo·o·spo·ran·gi·um

 (zō′ə-spə-răn′jē-əm)
n. pl. zo·o·spo·ran·gi·a (-jē-ə)
A sporangium in which zoospores develop.

zoosporangium

(ˌzəʊəspɔːˈrændʒɪəm)
n, pl -gia (-dʒɪə)
(Botany) botany a sporangium that produces zoospores
ˌzoospoˈrangial adj

zo•o•spo•ran•gi•um

(ˌzoʊ ə spəˈræn dʒi əm)

n., pl. -gi•a (-dʒi ə)
a spore case in which zoospores are produced.
[1870–75]
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halstedii isolates in sunflower plants showing different levels of qualitative and quantitative resistance (ii) to determine the extent of variation on the zoosporangia and sporangiophores morphology; and (iii) to analyze the genetic relationships between 35 isolates by using 12 EST-derived markers.
Sporulation density was defined as the number of zoosporangia of the pathogen produced on a cotyledon.
Signs of viability included movement of free zoospores in the water or movement of zoospores inside the zoosporangia.