Eudorina

noun

Eu·​do·​ri·​na
ˌyüdəˈrīnə,
-rēnə
: a genus related to Volvox and comprising flagellates that produce markedly anisogamous gametes and form spherical or ellipsoidal colonies

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, from Greek eudōros generous (from eu- + -dōros, from dōron gift) + New Latin -ina; akin to Greek didonai to give

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“Eudorina.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Eudorina. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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