algae

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colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods agar , agar-agar
study of seaweed and marine algae algology
branch of botany that studies algae algology , phycology
considered ancient life forms that evolved separately from bacteria and blue-green algae archaebacteria , archaebacterium , archaeobacteria , archeobacteria
one of a string of thick walled vegetative resting cells formed by some algae and fungi arthrospore
brown algae distinguished by compressed or inflated branchlets along the axis Ascophyllum , genus Ascophyllum
marine and freshwater eukaryotic algae: diatoms Bacillariophyceae , class Bacillariophyceae , class Diatomophyceae , Diatomophyceae
algae having the chlorophyll masked by brown and yellow pigments brown algae
nonmotile spore of red algae carpospore
colloidal extract from carrageen seaweed and other red algae carrageenan , carrageenin
green algae common in freshwater lakes of limestone districts Chara , genus Chara
green algae superficially resembling horsetail ferns: stoneworts Characeae , family Characeae
small order of macroscopic fresh and brackish water algae with a distinct axis: stoneworts Charales , order Charales
green algae some of which are colored red by hematochrome Chlamydomonadaceae , family Chlamydomonadaceae
type genus of the Chlamydomonadaceae; solitary doubly-flagellated plant-like algae common in fresh water and damp soil; multiply freely; often a pest around filtration plants Chlamydomonas , genus Chlamydomonas
thick-walled asexual resting spore of certain fungi and algae chlamydospore
unicellular green algae that reproduce by spores Chlorococcales , order Chlorococcales
type genus of Chlorococcales; unicellular green algae occurring singly or in a layer on soil or damp rock Chlorococcum , genus Chlorococcum
chlorophyll present in brown algae, diatoms, and flagellates chlorofucin , chlorophyll c
algae distinguished chiefly by having flagella and a clear green color, their chlorophyll being masked little if at all by other pigments Chlorophyceae , class Chlorophyceae
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