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phytoplankton

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noun phy·to·plank·ton \-ˈplaŋ(k)-tən, -ˌtän\

Definition of phytoplankton

  1. :  planktonic plant life

phytoplanktonic

play \-plaŋ(k)-ˈtä-nik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of phytoplankton

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1897


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