Euglypha

noun
Eu·​gly·​pha | \ ˈyügləfə, yüˈglifə \

Definition of Euglypha

: a genus (the type of a cosmopolitan family Euglyphidae) of freshwater amoeboid protozoans with a plated test, one or two nuclei, and dichotomously branched filopodia

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Other Words from Euglypha

euglyphid \ -​fə̇d \ adjective or noun

History and Etymology for Euglypha

New Latin, from eu- + Greek glyphē carving, from glyphein to carve or hollow out

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“Euglypha.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Euglypha. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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