Cyanophyta

Cyanophyta

[sahy-uh-nof-i-tuh]
noun Biology.
a phylum, or subkingdom, in the kingdom Monera, comprising the blue-green algae.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see cyano-1, -phyta

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cyanophyta

noun
prokaryotic organisms sometimes considered a class or phylum or subkingdom; coextensive with the Cyanophyceae: cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) 
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