Dinotrichales

plural noun Di·no·tri·cha·les \ˌdīnōtrə̇ˈkā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Dinotrichales

  1. :  an order of yellow-green algae (class Dinophyceae) that are immobile and form a branching system of nearly cylindrical cells

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Origin and Etymology of dinotrichales

borrowed from New Latin, from Dinotrich-, Dinothrix, a typical genus (from dino- 2dino- + -thrix -thrix) + -ales -ales See note at dinophyceae.


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