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phytoflagellate

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noun phy·to·fla·gel·late \ˌfī-tō-ˈfla-jə-lət, -ˌlāt; -flə-ˈje-\

Definition of phytoflagellate

  1. :  any of various organisms (as dinoflagellates) that are considered a subclass (Phytomastigophora syn. Phytomastigina) usually of algae by botanists and of protozoans by zoologists and that have many characteristics in common with typical algae



1935

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1935


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phytoflagellate

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noun phy·to·fla·gel·late \ˌfīt-ō-ˈflaj-ə-lət, -ˌlāt; -flə-ˈjel-ət\

Medical Definition of phytoflagellate

  1. :  any of various organisms (as dinoflagellates) that are considered a subclass (Phytomastigophora synonym Phytomastigina) usually of algae by botanists and of protozoans by zoologists and that have many characteristics in common with typical algae




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