Labyrinthula

noun Lab·y·rin·thu·la

Definition of Labyrinthula

  1. :  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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Origin and Etymology of labyrinthula

New Latin, diminutive of Latin labyrinthus labyrinth


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