Dichotomosiphon

noun Di·chot·o·mo·siphon

Definition of Dichotomosiphon

  1. :  a monotypic genus of erect tough fibrous coenocytic aquatic green algae (family Vaucheriaceae) that cause clogging of screens at water-pumping stations in some areas

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Origin and Etymology of dichotomosiphon

New Latin, from Greek dichotomos + siphōn tube, pipe, siphon — more at siphon


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