Monadidae

plural noun
Mo·​nad·​i·​dae | \ məˈnadəˌdē \

Definition of Monadidae

: a family of free-living flagellates (order Protomonadina) that may be active or attached and that often form colonies

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History and Etymology for Monadidae

New Latin, from Monad-, Monas, type genus + -idae

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“Monadidae.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Monadidae. Accessed 21 Apr. 2021.

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