: 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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New Latin, from myri- + -nema

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“Myrionema.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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