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


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


(ˌzoʊ ə spəˈræn dʒi əm)

n., pl. -gi•a (-dʒi ə)
a spore case in which zoospores are produced.
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In addition, the isolates are multiplied using their zoospores, which could be a continued source of new variability, even for originally single zoosporangium isolates.
The most important tolls which distinguish the single zoosporangium isolates for seven races were aggressiveness and virulence criteria.
dendrobatidis is an aquatic organism with two life stages: a sessile, reproductive zoosporangium and a motile, uniflagellated zoospore released from the zoosporangium.