Chytridiales

plural noun Chy·tri·di·a·les

Definition of Chytridiales

  1. :  an order of simple, aquatic fungi of the phylum Chytridiomycota

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Origin and Etymology of chytridiales

borrowed from New Latin, from Chytridium, genus name + -ales -ales — more at chytridiaceae Used, if not introduced, as a synonym of Chytridina by Ernst Haeckel in Systematische Phylogenie: Entwurf eines Natürlichen Systems der Organismen auf Grund ihrer Stammesgeschichte, 1. Theil (Berlin, 1894), p. 152.


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