Chrysomonadina

plural noun Chrys·o·mon·a·di·na \-ˌmänəˈdīnə, -ēnə\

Definition of Chrysomonadina

  1. :  an order of minute plastic often ameboid plantlike flagellates usually with yellow or brown chromatophores, solitary or forming palmella colonies, and commonly producing calcareous or siliceous skeletons that is treated by botanists as an order of the class Chrysophyceae — see coccolithophoridae, silicoflagellata

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Origin and Etymology of chrysomonadina

New Latin, from Chrysomonad-, Chrysomonas + -ina


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