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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History and Etymology for Rhizochrysidales

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

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“Rhizochrysidales.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Rhizochrysidales. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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