Myrionema

noun
Myr·​i·​o·​ne·​ma | \ ˌmirēōˈnēmə \

Definition of Myrionema

: a genus (the type of the family Myrionemataceae) of the order Chordariales of brown algae having a minute thallus consisting of a parenchymatous disk made up of radiating filaments and growing epiphytically on other algae (as the sea lettuces)

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Other Words from Myrionema

myrionemoid \ ¦⸗⸗⸗¦nēˌmȯid \ adjective

History and Etymology for Myrionema

New Latin, from myri- + -nema

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“Myrionema.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Myrionema. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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