Codium

noun
Co·​di·​um | \ ˈkōdēəm \

Definition of Codium

: a genus (the type of the family Codiaceae) of green algae having a tubular thallus made up of interwoven threads that often end in club-shaped cells and often branching or forming spherical or cushion-shaped masses

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History and Etymology for Codium

New Latin, from Greek kōidion fleece, diminutive of kōas; from the fleecy thallus; perhaps akin to Latin cutis skin

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“Codium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Codium. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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