Podophrya

noun Po·doph·rya \ pəˈdäfrēə \

Definition of Podophrya

:a genus (the type of the family Podophryidae) of stalked subspherical naked suctorian protozoans common in fresh or salt water

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Origin and Etymology of podophrya

New Latin, from pod- + -ophrya (from Greek ophryē, ophrys crag, brow of a hill, eyebrow)


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