Pseudo-nitzchia

noun
Pseu·​do-nitzch·​ia | \ˌsü-dō-ˈni-chē-ə \

Definition of Pseudo-nitzchia 

: a genus of diatoms (order Pennales) including several (such as Pseudo-nitzchia australis and P. pungens) that occur in algal blooms, produce domoic acid, and cause amnesic shellfish poisoning

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1995, in the meaning defined above

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