Enteromorpha

noun En·ter·o·mor·pha \-ˈmȯrfə\

Definition of Enteromorpha

  1. :  a genus of green algae (family Ulvaceae) having a hollow tubular thallus with a wall one cell in thickness and often growing on the bottoms of ships

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Origin and Etymology of enteromorpha

New Latin, from enter- + -morpha


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