Rhizochrysidales

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

Definition of Rhizochrysidales

: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


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