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euglena

noun eu·gle·na \yü-ˈglē-nə\

Definition of EUGLENA

:  any of a genus (Euglena) of green freshwater flagellates often classified as algae
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Origin of EUGLENA

New Latin, genus name, from eu- + Greek glēnē eyeball, socket of a joint
First Known Use: circa 1889
EUGLENA Defined for Kids

euglena

noun eu·gle·na \y-ˈglē-nə\

Definition of EUGLENA for Kids

:  a tiny green single-celled organism that lives in fresh water and moves about by means of a flagellum
Medical Dictionary

euglena

noun eu·gle·na \y-ˈglē-nə\

Medical Definition of EUGLENA

1
capitalized :  a genus of green freshwater flagellates of the order Euglenida often classified as algae
2
:  any member of the genus Euglena

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