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Difflugia

[dih-floo-jee-uh] /dɪˈflu dʒi ə/
noun
1.
a genus of ameboid protozoans that construct a shell of cemented sand grains.
Origin
< Neo-Latin (1816), equivalent to Latin difflu(ere) to flow away (see diffluent) + -g- (unexplained) + -ia -ia
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