Polycystis

noun
Poly·​cys·​tis | \ ˌpälēˈsistə̇s, -lə̇ˈs- \

Definition of Polycystis

: a genus of free-floating colonial blue-green algae (family Chroococcaceae) often forming netted or irregular masses and frequently causing water bloom

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History and Etymology for Polycystis

New Latin, from poly- + -cystis

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“Polycystis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Polycystis. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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