Dichotomosiphon

noun
Di·​chot·​o·​mo·​siphon

Definition of Dichotomosiphon

: 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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History and Etymology for Dichotomosiphon

New Latin, from Greek dichotomos + siphōn tube, pipe, siphon

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“Dichotomosiphon.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Dichotomosiphon. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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