Dinococcales

plural noun Di·no·coc·ca·les \ ˌdīnō(ˌ)käˈkā(ˌ)lēz \

Definition of Dinococcales

: an order of unicellular yellow-green algae (class Dinophyceae) lacking vegetative cell divisions and forming new cells by the production of motile or nonmotile spores similar to the parent cells

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Origin and Etymology of dinococcales

borrowed from New Latin, from dino- dino- + Latin coccum “berry” + New Latin -ales-ales
Note: See note at dinophyceae .


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