: a genus of plantlike flagellates closely related to Volvox that form a small spherical colony of sixteen cells enclosed in a delicate gelatinous envelope through which the flagella project

Word History


New Latin, probably from Pandora, genus of mollusks + -ina

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“Pandorina.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Feb. 2024.

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