plural noun Rhi·zo·chrys·i·da·les \-ˌkrisəˈdā(ˌ)lēz\

Definition of Rhizochrysidales

  1. :  an order of yellow-green algae (class Xanthophyceae) that have the vegetable cells either amoeboid or with temporary flagellated stages but in other respects resemble the Rhizochloridales

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Origin and Etymology of rhizochrysidales

New Latin, from Rhizochrysid-, Rhizochrysis, genus of yellow-green algae (from rhiz- + Greek chrysid-, chrysis vessel of gold) + -ales — more at chrysis

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