HyperDic: oomycetes

English > 1 sense of the word Oomycetes:
NOUNplantOomycetes, class Oomycetesnonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores
English > Oomycetes: 1 sense > noun 1, plant
Meaningnonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores; sometimes classified as protoctists.
Synonymclass Oomycetes
Member ofMastigomycota, subdivision Mastigomycota, Mastigomycotina, subdivision Mastigomycotinafungi in which the spores and gametes are motile
MembersPeronosporales, order PeronosporalesOrder of chiefly parasitic lower fungi
Plasmodiophoraceae, family Plasmodiophoraceaefamily of fungi often causing hypertrophy in seed plants
Saprolegniales, order SaprolegnialesOrder of chiefly aquatic fungi
Broaderclass(biology) a taxonomic group containing one or more orders
SpanishOomycetes

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