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chlorella

chlorella

noun chlo·rel·la \klə-ˈre-lə\

Definition of CHLORELLA

:  any of a genus (Chlorella) of unicellular green algae

Origin of CHLORELLA

New Latin, genus name, from Greek chlōros
First Known Use: 1904

chlorella

noun chlo·rel·la \klə-ˈrel-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHLORELLA

1
capitalized :  a genus of unicellular green algae potentially a source of high-grade protein and B-complex vitamins
2
:  any alga of the genus Chlorella

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