noun Bry·op·sis \brīˈäpsə̇s\

Definition of Bryopsis

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Bryopsidaceae) of marine green algae that occur in warmer seas and have nonseptate filaments forming a rhizomatous prostrate base and an upright pinnately branched portion

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Origin and Etymology of bryopsis

New Latin, from bry- + -opsis

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