: a genus of subspherical greenish brown freshwater algae (order Dinocapsales) that form compact colonies within homogeneous or stratified envelopes

Word History


New Latin, from gloeo-, + din- (from Greek dinos rotation, whirling, whirlpool) + -ium

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“Gloeodinium.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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