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gymnodinium

[jim-nuh-din-ee-uh m] /ˌdʒɪm nəˈdɪn i əm/
noun, plural gymnodinia
[jim-nuh-din-ee-uh] /ˌdʒɪm nəˈdɪn i ə/ (Show IPA)
1.
any marine or freshwater dinoflagellate of the genus Gymnodinium, certain species of which cause red tide.
Origin
< Neo-Latin, equivalent to gymno- gymno- + Greek dī́n(ein) to whirl + Neo-Latin -ium -ium
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