Definition of Class Oomycetes
1. Noun. Nonphotosynthetic fungi that resemble algae and that reproduce by forming oospores; sometimes classified as protoctists.
Generic synonyms: Class
Group relationships: Mastigomycota, Mastigomycotina, Subdivision Mastigomycota, Subdivision Mastigomycotina
Member holonyms: Order Saprolegniales, Saprolegniales, Order Peronosporales, Peronosporales, Family Plasmodiophoraceae, Plasmodiophoraceae
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Class Oomycetes
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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