Chlorococcales

plural noun
Chlo·​ro·​coc·​ca·​les

Definition of Chlorococcales

: an order of unicellular green algae (class Chlorophyceae) distinguished from other similar forms in not dividing vegetatively but reproducing only by spores

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History and Etymology for Chlorococcales

New Latin, from Chlorococcum + -ales

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“Chlorococcales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Chlorococcales. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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