: a genus of solitary biflagellated plantlike flagellates or algae common in fresh water and damp soil and sometimes multiplying so freely as to be a pest about filtration plants see chlamydomonadaceae

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New Latin, from chlamyd- + -monas

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“Chlamydomonas.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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