sporo-, spor-, spori-, -sporium
(Greek: seed, seeding; a sowing; a crop; seedtime)
Most of them pass through a complicated life-cycle involving alternation of sexual and asexual reproduction and the formation of spores.
Some, such as the malaria parasite, live in the blood of the host; others may infest the gut or the muscles. They are often transmitted by blood-sucking insects.
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2. A spore case in which zoospores are produced.
2. An asexual spore that can move about by means of cilia or flagella, produced by some algae and fungi.
Contextual examples: Spores produced by water-inhabiting organisms usually develop one or more hair-like cilia that enable them to swim. Such spores are called zoospores.