Gloeodinium

noun Gloe·o·din·i·um \ -ˈdinēəm \

Definition of Gloeodinium

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

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Origin and Etymology of gloeodinium

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


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