Oedogonium

noun
Oe·​do·​go·​ni·​um

Definition of Oedogonium

: a genus (the type of the family Oedogoniaceae) of freshwater green algae that have long unbranched filaments usually free-floating when mature but attached by special basal cells when young

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History and Etymology for Oedogonium

New Latin, from Greek oidos swelling, tumor + gonos offspring, seed + New Latin -ium

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“Oedogonium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Oedogonium. Accessed 2 Jul. 2022.

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