zoosporic


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zo·o·spore

 (zō′ə-spôr′)
n.
A motile flagellated asexually produced spore, as of certain algae, oomycetes, and fungi.

zo′o·spor′ic adj.
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Chytridiomycosis is caused by a zoosporic fungus, Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis, which develops solely within keratinized cells (3), causing extensive hyperkeratosis and death by an, as yet, unknown mechanism (1,4,5).
This highly pathogenic zoosporic fungus has only been found in the American and Australian continents, where it has been implicated as a major factor in amphibian deaths and population declines in the rain forests (9).