Definition of Chytridiales
: 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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