: a genus of rhizopods parasitic in aquatic plants, the individuals forming pseudoplasmodia by anastomosis of filar pseudopodia but encysting independently and sometimes passing through transient flagellate stages see labyrinthulales

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New Latin, diminutive of Latin labyrinthus labyrinth

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“Labyrinthula.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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