Definition of Chrysidella
: a genus of symbiotic plantlike flagellates (order Cryptomonadina) with yellow chromatophores that are often considered algae and are the zooxanthellae of the protoplasm of certain higher protozoans (as many radiolarians)
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Origin and Etymology of chrysidella
New Latin, from Greek chrysid-, chrysis vessel of gold (from chrysos gold) + New Latin -ella — more at chrysalis
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