Definition of Class Oomycetes

1. Noun. Nonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores; sometimes classified as protoctists.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Class Oomycetes

class Lycopodiate
class Lycopodineae
class Lycopsida
class Magnoliopsida
class Mammalia
class Mastigophora
class Merostomata
class Monocotyledonae
class Monocotyledones
class Musci
class Myriapoda
class Myxomycetes
class Nuda
class Oligochaeta
class Onychophora
class Oomycetes (current term)
class Ophiuroidea
class Osteichthyes
class Pauropoda
class Pelecypoda
class Phaeophyceae
class Phasmidia
class Pinopsida
class Placodermi
class Plectomycetes
class Polychaeta
class Polyplacophora
class Psilopsida
class Psilotatae
class Pteridospermopsida

Literary usage of Class Oomycetes

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1. Manual of bacteriology by Robert Muir, James Ritchie (1913)
"Those Phycomycetes having this mode of sexual reproduction are grouped together to form the class Oomycetes, Phycomycetes also reproduce sexually. ..."

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