noun Cy·lin·dro·cap·sa \sə̇ˌlindrōˈkapsə\

Definition of Cylindrocapsa

  1. :  a genus (the type of the family Cylindrocapsaceae) of freshwater green algae with filaments in which the cells have stratified walls

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Origin and Etymology of cylindrocapsa

New Latin, from cylindr- + Latin capsa box — more at case

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to cast off or become cast off

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